Roleset id: refuse.01 , refuse, Source: , vncls: , framnet: refuse.01: REFUSE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'refuse' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No verbnet entry. Comparison to 'decline' ('demur' roleset). (from refuse.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: entity refusing
Arg1-PPT: refused action or object
Example: verbal action
...institutional customers refuse to pay.
Arg0: institutional customers
Arg1: to pay
Example: with anti-benefactive
A U.S. decision *trace* to refuse the IMF its capital increase...taken lightly .
Arg2: the IMF
Arg1: its capital increase
Example: ARG0 and ARG1
104 vice president Steven Su says that there are no reliable statistics for the value of the human resources market , because newspapers refuse to disclose their revenues from classified ads .
Arg1: to disclose their revenues from classified ads