## Predicate: *prove*

#### Roleset id: prove.01 , *establish the truth*, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

**prove.01**: PROVE-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia. Member of Vncls declare-29.4-1-1, deduce-97.2, indicate-78-1-1. (from prove.01-v) PROOF-N NOTES: Roleset based on prove.01. Verbnet class 29.4. Framed by Katie. (from proof.01-n) PROVEN-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from proven.01-j)

#### Aliases:

Alias | FrameNet | VerbNet |

**prove** (v.) | Evidence Reasoning | |

**proof** (n.) | | |

**proven** (j.) | | |

#### Roles:

'X proved to be Y' constructions require concatenation. (from prove.01-v)

**Arg0-PAG**: *prover* (vnrole: 29.4-1-1-agent, 78-1-1-cause, 97.2-agent)

**Arg1-PPT**: *proposition* (vnrole: 29.4-1-1-theme, 97.2-theme, 78-1-1-topic)

**Arg2-GOL**: *benefactive, proved-to* (vnrole: 78-1-1-recipient)

#### Example: prove-v: prove an NP

``We-1 look upon this as a great opportunity *-1 to prove the fact that we have a tremendous management team,'' he said.

**Arg0**: *-1

**Rel**: prove

**Arg1**: the fact that we have a tremendous management team

#### Example: prove-v: prove an SBAR

``Wall Street's cash cow has been gored, but I don't think anyone has proven that index arbitrage is the problem.''

**Arg0**: anyone

**Rel**: proven

**Arg1**: that index arbitrage is the problem

#### Example: prove-v: unaccusative, adjectival predicate, with concatenation

Dealers said institutions were still largely hugging the sidelines on fears that [the market's recent technical rally]-1 might prove *-1 fragile.

**Argm-mod**: might

**Rel**: prove

**Arg1**: [[the market's recent technical rally]-1 ], [*-1 fragile]

#### Example: prove-v: unaccusative, NP predicate, with concatenation

His client contacts, meanwhile, could prove a gold mine for an agency that has had few new business wins of late.

**Arg1**: [His client contacts],[a gold mine for an agency that has had few new business wins of late]

**Argm-tmp**: meanwhile

**Argm-mod**: could

**Rel**: prove

#### Example: ARG0 and ARG2 and ARG1

With our sacred votes we have proved to the world that freedom and democracy are indisputable universal values , and that peace is humanity 's highest goal .

**Argm-mnr**: With our sacred votes

**Arg0**: we

**Rel**: proved

**Arg2**: to the world

**Arg1**: peace is humanity 's highest goal

#### Example: proof-n: Example with arg 1

proof of PASOK complicity

**Rel**: proof

**Arg1**: of PASOK complicity

#### Example: proof-n: When you may be tempted to use arg 0

Brown had no proof

**Argm-neg**: no

**Rel**: proof

#### Example: proof-n: All args

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

Their proof for the DA of his drug use was compelling

**Arg0**: Their

**Rel**: proof

**Arg2**: for the DA

**Arg1**: of his drug use

## Predicate: *proof*

#### Roleset id: proof.02 , *make secure; make impervious to*, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

**proof.02**: PROOF-V NOTES: Frame created by Jena. (from proof.01-v)

#### Aliases:

Alias | FrameNet | VerbNet |

**proof** (v.) | | |

#### Roles:

**Arg0-PAG**: *maker*

**Arg1-GOL**: *thing made impervious*

**Arg2-PPT**: *impervious to what*

#### Example: proof-v

They focused on underground earthquake-proofing work.

**Rel**: proof

**Arg2**: earthquake