Predicate: prefer

Roleset id: prefer.01 , to choose as more desirable, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prefer.01: PREFER-V NOTES: Corresponds to VN classes want-32.1-1-1 and admire-31.2 (from prefer.01-v) PREFERENCE-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to perfer.01. Prefer.01 is a member of VN classes want-32.1-1-1 and admire-31.2.Framed by Katie. (from preference.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
prefer (v.)
preference (n.)
preferable (j.)
preferential (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chooser, agent (vnrole: 31.2-experiencer, 32.1-1-1-pivot)
        Arg1-PPT: entity chosen (vnrole: 31.2-stimulus, 32.1-1-1-theme)
        Arg2-PPT: entity compared to

Example: prefer-v: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Although manufacturers often are quick [*-1] to call for lower interest rates , 60 % of the executives said [0]they would prefer that the Fed keep inflation-fighting as its top priority even if that means higher rates .

        Arg0: they
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: prefer
        Arg1: that the Fed keep inflation-fighting as its top priority even if that means higher rates

Example: prefer-v: passive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [The sales-tax plan]-239 was preferred [*-239]over an alternative that [*T*-277] would have boosted the state gasoline tax .

        Rel: preferred
        Arg1: [*-239]
        Arg2: over an alternative that [*T*-277] would have boosted the state gasoline tax

Example: prefer-v: all arguments

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Sulzer preferred him to financier Tito Tettamanti , whose secretive raid on the company 's stock [*T*-1] had led to a bitter battle .

        Arg0: Sulzer
        Rel: preferred
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: to financier Tito Tettamanti , whose secretive raid on the company 's stock [*T*-1] had led to a bitter battle

Example: preference-n: Arg 0

        It is our preference

        Arg0: our
        Rel: preference


Predicate: preferable

Roleset id: preferable.02 , tending to be preferred, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

preferable.02: PREFERABLE-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia for unification as an alias file. (from preferable.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
preferable (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chooser, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity chosen
        Arg2-PPT: entity compared to

Example: preferable-j

        Delay is preferable to error.

        Arg1: Delay
        Rel: preferable
        Arg2: to error


Predicate: preferential

Roleset id: preferential.03 , giving/receiving preference, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

preferential.03: PREFERENTIAL-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from preferential.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
preferential (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chooser, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity chosen
        Arg2-PPT: entity compared to

Example: preferential-j

        Situations where-1 slow motor unit (SMU) recruitment is preferential to fast motor unit (FMU) recruitment *-1 can be utilised in retraining strategies.

        Arg1: slow motor unit (SMU) recruitment
        Rel: preferential
        Arg: to fast motor unit (FMU) recruitment
        Argm-loc: *-1