Roleset id: shop.01 , look for something to buy, Source: , vncls: , framnet: shop.01: SHOP-V NOTES: Comparison with other verbs-of-trade. 'Tis the season! Member of Vncls search-35.2. (from shop.01-v) SHOPPING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on shop-v.01. Corresponds to Vncls search-35.2. (from shopping.01-n)
arg2 added based on corpus examples, VN. (from shopping.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: shopper (vnrole: 35.2-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing sought (vnrole: 35.2-theme)
Arg2-LOC: store/seller (vnrole: 35.2-location)
The number of people who said they-1 were more likely *trace*-1 to shop at Sears...
Arg2: at Sears
Example: most args
John, the hopeless romantic, was shopping for a new vacuum cleaner for his girlfriend.
Arg0: John, the hopeless romantic,
Arg1: for a new vacuum cleaner
Arg3: for his girlfriend
one-stop shopping for takeover finance
Arg1: for takeover finance
Example: arg0 and PRP
Dealers said the market was supported to some extent by ... shopping by market - makers to cover internal requirements for selected stocks in the 100 - share index .
Arg0: by market-makers
Argm-prp: to cover internal requirements for selected stocks in the 100-share index
Example: args 0 and 2
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
She thought back to her shopping at the grocery store.
Arg2: at the grocery store
Roleset id: shop.02 , try to sell, Source: , vncls: , framnet: shop.02: SHOP-V NOTES: This usage is totally alien to me, but WSJ seems quite fond of it. Idon't know if args 3, 4 will appear. (from shop.02-v)
Arg1-PPT: Thing Sold
Arg3-PRP: Price Paid
Example: with commodity and buyer
Some think [Columbia's thrift, which now is seeking a new chief operating officer,]-1 might be capitalized at, say $300 million, and shopped *trace*-1 to a commercial bank that wants a California presence.
Arg2: to a commercial bank that wants a California presence