Predicate: remove

Roleset id: remove.01 , remove, Source: , vncls: 10.1 10.2 10.10, framnet: Undressing , Removing

remove.01: Based on financial subcorpus. Comparison with 'eliminate'. Member of Vncls remove-10.1, banish-10.2, fire-10.10.

Roles:

        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.

        Arg0: *trace*-2
        Rel: remove
        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...

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: removing
        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
        Argm-dis: effectively
        Rel: removes
        Arg1: the British government
        Arg2: as an impediment to a takeover of the company, which is being stalked by General Motors and Ford