Predicate: fade

fade: Frames file for 'fade' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet.

Roleset id: fade.01 , (cause to) become dim, Source: , vncls: 45.4, framnet:

fade.01: I think that works.

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, causing fading (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing fading (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount faded by
        Arg3-VSP: start point
        Arg4-PRD: end point

Example: typically ergative?

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Continental gave up some of its recent gains, dropping 8 to 338, as rumors of an impending takeover attempt for the tiremaker faded, brokers said.

        Arg1: rumors of an impending takeover attempt for the tiremaker
        Rel: faded

Example: with agent

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John faded his jeans.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: faded
        Arg1: his jeans

Example: with start/end points

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John's sunburn faded from boiled-lobster red to a rosy blush.

        Arg1: John's sunburn
        Rel: faded
        Arg3: from boiled-lobster red
        Arg4: to a rosy blush