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)
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.
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.
Arg1: to overcome his victim