Predicate: squeeze

Roleset id: squeeze.01 , apply pressure to, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squeeze.01: SQUEEZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'squeeze' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entries knead-26.5, push-12-1-1, touch-20-1 (from squeeze.01-v) SQUEEZE-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on squeeze-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls knead-26.5, touch-20-1, wipe_manner-10.4.1. (from squeeze.01-n) SQUEEZING-N NOTES: squeeze.01 (from squeezing.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
squeeze (v.)
squeeze (n.)
squeezing (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: squeezer (vnrole: 12-1-1-agent, 20-1-agent, 26.5-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: squozen (vnrole: 12-1-1-theme, 20-1-experiencer, 26.5-material)

Example: transitive

        Airlines also say their frequent-flier programs are squeezing profits because awards are being redeemed at a heavier-than-normal rate.

        Arg0: their frequent-flier programs
        Rel: squeezing
        Arg1: profits
        Argm-cau: because awards are being redeemed at a heavier-than-normal rate

Example: with GOL. arg1 is being compressed, no liquid is being removed

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

        ``[Fast-food franchisers]-1 have managed [*-1]to squeeze in stores into every corner available.''

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: squeeze
        Argm-dir: in
        Arg1: stores
        Argm-gol: into every corner available

Example: just arg0

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

        tight supplies next spring could leave the wheat futures market susceptible to a supply - demand squeeze

        Arg0: supply-demand
        Rel: squeeze

Example: arg1

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

        many of China 's big infrastructural projects have been canceled or postponed because of the squeeze on domestic and foreign credit .

        Rel: squeeze
        Arg1: on domestic and foreign credit

Example: args 0 and 1

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

        ... his look and his squeeze of his hand told that he knew his acquaintances and what they said to him.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: squeeze
        Arg1: of his hand

Example: Arg0,1

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

        One expects to be squashed within a tightly compressed space, the result of his squeezing the center beneath the tube.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: squeezing
        Arg1: the center beneath the tube

Roleset id: squeeze.02 , apply pressure with the intent of extracting something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squeeze.02: SQUEEZE-V NOTES: Member of VNcls funnel-9.3, wipe_manner-10.4.1, (from squeeze.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
squeeze (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: squeezer (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-agent, 9.3-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: extracted material (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-theme, 9.3-1-1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-source)
        Arg3-GOL: destination, arg1 squeezed into what? (vnrole: 9.3-1-1-destination)

Example: squeeze out of

        But it's hard *trace* to squeeze much profit out of the personal-computer business these days, and the workstation market, while important, is too small to rely on for much growth.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: squeeze
        Arg1: much profit
        Arg2: out of the personal-computer business
        Argm-tmp: these days

Example: misparsed squeeze out of

        Norman Berry, the creative executive who *trace* was apparently squeezed out of Ogilvy& Mather in June, is returning to Ogilvy's parent company, WPP Group PLC.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: who -> the creative executive
        Argm-adv: apparently
        Rel: squeezed
        Argm-dir: out
        Arg2-of: Ogilvy& Mather
        Argm-tmp: in June

Example: squeeze from

        John can squeeze blood from turnips.

        Arg0: John
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: squeeze
        Arg1: blood
        Arg2: from turnips

Roleset id: squeeze.03 , reduce, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squeeze.03: SQUEEZE-V NOTES: Sorta nasty compromise on the "down from" phrase. (from squeeze.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
squeeze (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Agent
        Arg1-PPT: Logical subject, patient, thing falling
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount fallen
        Arg3-DIR: Start point
        Arg4-GOL: End point, end state of arg1

Example: stupid stock reports again

        These and other problems squeezed Federal's profit margins last year to 8%, down from more than 13% annually in the first half of the decade.

        Arg0: These and other problems
        Rel: squeezed
        Arg1: Federal's profit margins last year
        Arg4: to 8%
        Argm-dir: down
        Arg3: from more than 13% annually in the first half of the decade


Predicate: squeeze_out

Roleset id: squeeze_out.04 , extract or erradicate by means of pressure, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squeeze_out.04: SQUEEZE_OUT-V NOTES: (from squeeze.04-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
squeeze_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: squeezer
        Arg1-PPT: extracted material
        Arg2-DIR: source

Example: extract

        This has squeezed out local productions and decimated file industries in many coutnries, as well as * reducing cinema from an art-form to a spectacle, from which viewers expect simply visual and auditory entertainment *T*.

        Arg0: This
        Rel: [squeezed] [out]
        Arg1: local productions

Example: erradicate

        [Popular culture]-1 has encroached upon the realm of pure art and now seems [*]-1 intent on * squeezing it out altogether.

        Arg0: *
        Arg1: it
        Rel: [squeeze] [out]
        Argm-adv: altogether