assist: Frames file for 'assist' based on sentences in financial subcorpus.
Roleset id: assist.01 , help, assist, Source: , vncls: 72-1, framnet: Assistanceassist.01: Member of Vncls help-72-1. Comparison with 'help'.
Args 2 and 3 are reversed from 'help'
Arg0-PAG: assistant (vnrole: 72-1-Agent)
Arg1-GOL: assisted (vnrole: 72-1-Beneficiary)
Arg2-PPT: project (vnrole: 72-1-Theme)
Example: all arguments present
Sotheby's vice president Diana Levitt says the auction house has been ``assisting'' Mr. Paul in selling the paintings.
the auction house
in selling the paintings
Example: missing assisted entity
Price Stern Sloan Inc. said it hired [an investment banking firm]-2 *trace*-2 to assist in evaluating restructuring or merger alternatives and reported a net loss of $8.1 million, or $2.14 a share, for the third quarter ended Sept.
in evaluating restructuring or merger alternatives
Example: missing project
The troubled Minneapolis-based railroad concern said the committee has the authority to hire [financial and legal advisers]-3 *trace* *trace*-3 to assist it.