Roleset id: surpass.01 , go beyond, Source: , vncls: , framnet: surpass.01: SURPASS-V NOTES: Frames file for 'surpass' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No comparison. VN class exceed-90. (from surpass.01-v)
Arg0-PPT: thing going beyond (vnrole: 90-1-Theme)
Arg1-PPT: thing left in the dust (vnrole: 90-1-co-theme)
Example: straight transitive
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
That means it's unlikely the company will surpass last year's $4.9 billion full-year profit, even though net for the first nine months was up 1.9% to $3.52 billion on revenue of $95.57 billion.
Arg0: the company
Arg1: last year's $4.9 billion full-year profit
Example: with secondary predication
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive
[Conner Peripherals Inc., which has a near-monopoly on a key part used in many portable computers]-1, is on target *trace*-1 to surpass Compaq Computer Corp. as the fastest-growing start-up manufacturing firm in U.S. business history.
Arg1: Compaq Computer Corp.
Argm-prd: as the fastest-growing start-up manufacturing firm in U.S. business history