Predicate: salvage

Roleset id: salvage.01 , to save or rescue, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

salvage.01: SALVAGE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls steal-10.5. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from salvage.01-v) SALVAGE-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to salvage.01-v. Salvage.01-v is a member of VN class steal-10.5-1. No FN class.Framed by Katie. (from salvage.01-n)


salvage (v.)
salvage (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: saver, salvager (vnrole: 10.5-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity salvaged (vnrole: 10.5-1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: entity salvaged from (vnrole: 10.5-1-Source)

Example: passive

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

        Ms. Johnson tells them that , if [the appliances]-1 ca n't be salvaged [*-1], their policy covers the replacement cost .

        Argm-mod: ca
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: salvaged
        Arg1: [*-1]

Example: transitive

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

        Noting that Sweden-2 wound up [*-2]-1 wasting state subsidies of about 35 billion Swedish kronor ( $ 5.47 billion [*U*]) during the 1970s in a vain attempt [*]-1 to salvage its shipbuilding industry , one analyst suggested that Mr. Suominen may have decided [*-3] to cut Finland 's losses once and for all .

        Arg0: [*]-1
        Rel: salvage
        Arg1: its shipbuilding industry

Example: all arguments

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

        Majority Whip William Gray owes a political debt to Southern agriculture lawmakers for his rise in the House , and [the Philadelphia Democrat]-1 used his position in the conference [*-1]to salvage the exemption from a total ban .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: salvage
        Arg1: the exemption
        Arg2: from a total ban

Example: This sounds odd to me, but they are saving the leg from the need to be amputated.

        leg salvage from amputation

        Arg1: leg
        Rel: salvage
        Arg2: from amputation