Roleset id: preoccupy.01 , demand full attention, Source: , vncls: , framnet: preoccupy.01: PREOCCUPY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'preoccupy' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 31.1 (from preoccupy.01-v predicate notes) PREOCCUPATION-N NOTES: preoccupy.01 (from preoccupation.01-n)
To my ear, args 0 and 2 cannot cooccur, but the prepositional usage ofarg2 does imply that the two are separate arguments. (from preoccupy.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: causer of preoccupation (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
Arg1-PPT: preoccupied entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
Arg2-GOL: focus of attention
Example: usually passive
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
Worst of all, Nissan-1 was preoccupied *trace*-1 with management infighting, cronyism and corporate rigidity.
Argm-dis: Worst of all
Arg2: with management infighting, cronyism and corporate rigidity
Example: occasionally active
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: ns,  form: participle
Foreign exchange dealers said that the currency market has begun to distance itself from the volatile stock exchange, which *trace* has preoccupied the market since Oct. 13, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 190 points.
Argm-rcl: which -> the volatile stock exchange
Arg1: the market
Argm-tmp: since Oct. 13, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 190 points
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
At last the Archbishop of Canterbury is moving out of his preoccupation with papalizing the Anglicans and being a voice for the poor.
Arg2: with papalizing the Anglicans