Roleset id: prop_up.01 , support, hold upright, Source: , vncls: , framnet: prop_up.01: PROP_UP-V NOTES: I'm pretty sure this can only occur as 'prop up', although I have vagueintuitions of 'prop open'. That will be treated exactly the same way,though. (from prop.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: helper, prop
Arg1-PPT: thing being held up
Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0
Example: just transitive
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle
Carried even further, some investors assumed that since leveraged buy-outs are the only thing propping up stock prices, the market would collapse if no more LBOs could be done.
Arg0: the only thing
Rel: [ propping] [ up]
Arg1: stock prices
Example: with instrument
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
[John's self-esteem]-1 is propped *trace*-1 up with industrial-strength pharmaceuticals.
Rel: [propped] [up]
Arg2: with industrial-strength pharmaceuticals