Predicate: strive

Roleset id: strive.01 , try, attempt, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strive.01: STRIVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'strive' based on sentences in financial subcorpus; nominal 'striving' based on BOLT-7. No verbnet entry. Comparison with 'try'. (from strive.01-v) STRIVING-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from striving.01-n)


striving (n.)
strive (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Agent/Entity Trying
        Arg1-PPT: thing tried

Example: typical usage

        Sotheby's, the auction house founded in London 1744 and now under the umbrella of Sotheby's Holdings Inc., was hoping to stir up interest in old masters as it strove to build its U.S. business.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: strove
        Arg1: to build its U.S. business

Example: nominal rel: striving

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

        But in his striving to overcome his victim, we see his cowardice again.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: striving
        Arg1: to overcome his victim