Predicate: sap

Roleset id: sap.01 , deplete of resources, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sap.01: SAP-V NOTES: Frames file for 'sap' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 10.6. (from sap.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
sap (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: remover (vnrole: 10.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: resources (vnrole: 10.6-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 10.6-Source)

Example: resources as DO

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        ``The cost of health care is eroding standards of living and sapping industrial strength,'' complains Walter Maher, a Chrysler health-and-benefits specialist.

        Arg0: The cost of health care
        Rel: sapping
        Arg1: industrial strength

Example: source as DO

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

        Domestic demand continues to grow, but [its contribution to higher production]-1 was sapped *trace*-1 in September by the estimated 2% fall in imports, accompanied by a growing tendency for Japanese manufacturers to build vehicles overseas, according to the association.

        Rel: sapped
        Arg2: *trace*
        ArgM-TMP: in September
        Arg0: by the estimated 2% fall in imports, accompanied by a growing tendency for Japanese manufacturers to build vehicles overseas

Example: all args

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Constantly fighting with Mary saps John of all strength.

        Arg0: Constantly fighting with Mary
        Rel: saps
        Arg2: John
        Arg1: of all strength

Example: all args, different syntax

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Constantly fighting with Mary saps all strength from John.

        Arg0: Constantly fighting with Mary
        Rel: saps
        Arg1: all strength
        Arg2: from John