Roleset id: remove.01 , remove, Source: , vncls: 10.1 10.2 10.10, framnet: Undressing , Removingremove.01: Based on financial subcorpus. Comparison with 'eliminate'. Member of Vncls remove-10.1, banish-10.2, fire-10.10.
Arg0-PAG: entity removing (vnrole: 10.2-agent, 10.1-agent, 10.10-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing being removed (vnrole: 10.2-theme, 10.1-theme, 10.10-theme)
Arg2-DIR: removed from (vnrole: 10.2-source, 10.1-source, 10.10-source)
Example: just transitive
In a surprise move, [the British government]-1 cleared the way for a bidding war for Jaguar PLC by [*trace*-1]-2 agreeing *trace*-2 to remove an obstacle to a takeover of the auto maker.
Arg1: an obstacle to a takeover of the auto maker
Example: arg2 as source
It includes *trace* removing $242 million in good will from the books...
Arg1: $242 million in good will
Arg2: from the books
Example: arg2 as role
Note that this could be rephrased as "...removes theBritish government from being an impediment..." or "...removes theBritish government from its role as an impediment..." or whatever.That shows that the as-phrase is the same as a from-phrase.
The announcement effectively removes the British government as an impediment to a takeover of the company, which is being stalked by General Motors and Ford.
Arg0: The announcement
Arg1: the British government
Arg2: as an impediment to a takeover of the company, which is being stalked by General Motors and Ford