Roleset id: speak.01 , speak, Source: , vncls: 37.5 37.11-1, framnet: Text_creation , Statement , Chattingspeak.01: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Comparison to talk. Member of VNcls talk-37.5, lecture-37.11-1.
Arg0-PAG: talker (vnrole: 37.5-agent, 37.11-1-agent)
Arg1-PPT: subject/language (vnrole: 37.5-topic, 37.11-1-topic)
Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.5-co-agent, 37.11-1-recipient)
Example: just hearer
He added that he had spoken with Mr. Laidig, whom he referred to as a friend, by telephone Monday evening.
Arg2: with Mr. Laidig, whom he referred to as a friend,
Argm-mnr: by telephone
Argm-tmp: Monday evening
Example: subject and hearer
Mary spoke to John about his atrocious breath.
Arg2: to John
Arg1: about his atrocious breath
Example: just subject
John spoke at length about the dangers of breathing paint fumes.
Argm-tmp: at length
Arg1: about the dangers of breathing paint fumes
Example: variant: speak a language
John speaks 15 languages.
Arg1: 15 languages
Roleset id: speak.02 , speak up: make yourself heard, Source: , vncls: , framnet:
If conservatives don't support an increase in the IMF's capital, then it is incumbent on them-1 *trace*-1 to speak up now and explain the alternative.
Rel: [ speak] [ up]
Roleset id: speak.03 , speak out: make yourself heard, Source: , vncls: , framnet:
Example: no topic
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Mr. Pilson says that when-1 he spoke out a few years ago [*T*-1], ``I didn't say forever, and I didn't say every property.''
Rel: [spoke] [out]
Argm-tmp: a few years ago
Example: with topic
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle
Several of the city's black leaders, including Democratic mayoral nominee David Dinkins, have spoken out for racial gerrymandering to accord blacks and Hispanics ``the fullest opportunity for representation.''
Arg0: Several of the city's black leaders, including Democratic mayoral nominee David Dinkins
Rel: spoken out
Arg1: for racial gerrymandering to accord blacks and Hispanics ``the fullest opportunity for representation