Roleset id: pressure.01 , apply pressure, pressure someone to do something, Source: , vncls: , framnet: pressure.01: PRESSURE-V NOTES: Verbnet entry (from pressure.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: presser (vnrole: 59-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: pressed (on) (vnrole: 59-Patient)
Arg2-PRD: goal, pressed-for (vnrole: 59-Result)
Example: with goal
Big Board stock specialists, began to have them pressure the exchange to ban program trading.
Arg1: the exchange
Arg2: to ban program trading
Example: without goal
Generally in the quarter, overproduction of gasoline and higher crude oil prices pressured profitability.
Argm-tmp: in the quarter
Arg0: overproduction of gasoline and higher crude oil prices
Roleset id: pressure.02 , move, cause motion by pressure, Source: , vncls: , framnet: pressure.02: PRESSURE-V NOTES: No corresponding VN class for movement sense. (from pressure.02-v)
Argm-DIR: ahead, usually
Example: somewhat odd usage
[The Nikkei index]-1 was pressured *trace*-1 down by profit-taking triggered by sharp advances made through this week and fell 151.20 points to 35527.29.
Arg0: by profit-taking triggered by sharp advances made through this week