Commentary: NP1[+patient] SHARE[+stative] NP2[+attribute/+state]
NOTE: NP1 and NP2 have something in common with each other, they are in a state of being similar
The mechanics may share the same grievances as the pilots' union.
We share a common grandmother.
What is this dislike of Americans shared by so many around the world?
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: NP1 SHARE NP2 (PP)
NOTE: NP1 isn't already in possession of NP2, the sharing is mutual, not distributive as in sense 3
We shared a toast to the success of John's new venture.
We shared a seat on the bus for the whole ride.
The two firms will be sharing the new chip fabrication facility.
The child won't share his favorite toy with his little sister.
Bill doesn't like to share the limelight with anyone.
We shared a sandwich at the cafe.
The three partners are sharing the costs of the new venture.
These small nations would like to share in the current economic prosperity.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
Commentary: NP1[+agent] SHARE[+completive] NP2 (PP[+recipient])
NOTE: information can be what is distributed
NOTE: NP1 is in possession of NP2, and is sharing NP2 with recipient(s)
The firm has decided to share this year's profits as dividends.
At the dinner he shared stories of his childhood.
Let me share a very funny joke with you.
We each shared our concerns about my present situation.
He shared his time, his energy and his retirement years.
Wilbur shared his lunch, shared his candy and shared his cupcakes with all his friends.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 5