Predicate: press

Roleset id: press.01 , apply pressure, possibly to do something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

press.01: PRESS-V NOTES: Frames file for 'press' based on sentences in financial subcorpus; adjectival 'pressing' based on BOLT-6. This class corresponds to both push-12-1-1 and force-59. (from press.01-v) PRESSING-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to press.01. Press.01 is a member of VN classes push-12-1-1 and force-59. Framedby Katie. (from pressing.01-n) PRESSED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from pressed.01-j) PRESSING-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from pressing.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
press (v.)
pressing (n.)
pressing (j.)
pressed (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: presser (vnrole: 59-agent, 12-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: pressed (on) (vnrole: 59-patient, 12-1-1-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: goal, pressed-for, arg1 is pressed to do what? (vnrole: 59-result)

Example: press-v: all args present

        For more than a decade, banks have been pressing Congress and banking regulators for expanded powers to act like securities firms in playing Wall Street's lucrative takeover game, from giving mergers advice all the way to selling and trading high-yield junk bonds.

        Argm-tmp: For more than a decade
        Arg0: banks
        Rel: pressing
        Arg1: Congress and banking regulators
        Arg2: for expanded powers to act like securities firms in playing Wall Street's lucrative takeover game, from giving mergers advice all the way to selling and trading high-yield junk bonds

Example: press-v: unstated goal

        John presses flowers in his textbooks.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: presses
        Arg1: flowers
        Argm-loc: in his textbooks

Example: press-v: unstated thing pressed

        But Ford, Jaguar's biggest shareholder since lifting its stake to 10.4% this week, is pressing harder for talks with Sir John.

        Argm-dis: But
        Arg0: Ford, Jaguar's biggest shareholder since lifting its stake to 10.4% this week
        Rel: pressing
        Argm-mnr: harder
        Arg2: for talks with Sir John

Example: idiomatic: hard pressed

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

        The House has already voted for a deep cut in funding, and in the end the program's backers will be hard pressed [*] to head off some reduction in spending next year.

        Argm-tmp: in the end
        Arg1: the program's backers
        Argm-mod: will
        Argm-adv: hard
        Rel: pressed
        Arg2: [*] to head off some reduction in spending next year

Example: pressing-j

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        This shows two points : first , the situation is pressing and complicated .

        Argm-adv: first
        Arg0: the situation
        Rel: pressing

Example: pressing-n: post nominal arg 0

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The pressing of time

        Rel: pressing
        Arg0: of time

Example: pressing-n: arg 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        pressing of an olive

        Rel: pressing
        Arg1: of an olive

Roleset id: press.02 , move, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

press.02: PRESS-V NOTES: Verbnet class push-12-1-1. (from press.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
press (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: mover (vnrole: 12-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: moved (vnrole: 12-1-1-theme)
        Argm-DIR: ahead, usually

Example: press-v: all args present

        But [the pilots union, which has been pushing for a takeover since 1987,]-1 appears *trace*-1 to be pressing ahead with the revised bid to avoid further loss of momentum even though it hasn't found a partner to replace British Air.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: pressing
        Argm-dir: ahead
        Arg1: with the revised bid
        Argm-pnc: to avoid further loss of momentum
        Argm-adv: even though it hasn't found a partner to replace British Air

Roleset id: press.03 , make and produce, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

press.03: PRESS-V NOTES: Frame created by Jena. (from press.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
press (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: producer
        Arg1-PPT: record, music, disk

Example: press-v: CD

        Ritek-1 started *-1 to press CDs.

        Arg0: *-1
        Rel: press
        Arg1: CDs

Example: press-v: records

        This young woman carefully pressing black phonograph records was none other than boss Yeh's wife.

        Arg0: This young woman
        Rel: pressing
        Argm-mnr: carefully
        Arg1: black phonograph records