Predicate: avail

Roleset id: avail.01 , provide, often 'take advantage of', Source: , vncls: , framnet:

avail.01: AVAIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'avail' based on sentences in brown. (from avail.01-v predicate notes)


avail (v.)Using


        Arg0-PAG: one providing, taking advantage, includes causes
        Arg1-GOL: recipient
        Arg2-PPT: thing provided, taken advantage of

Example: avail-v: typical usage

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        I'm not giving you a chance, Bill, but availing myself of your generous offer of assistance.

        Arg0: I
        Rel: availing
        Arg1-rec: myself
        Arg2: of your generous offer of assistance

Example: avail-v: without reflexive

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

        Furthermore -- and this, to me, strikes an especially warming note -- it shall avail the vandals naught [*] to throw away or dispose of their loot.

        Rel: avail
        Arg1: the vandals
        Arg2: naught
        Arg0: [*] to throw away or dispose of their loot

Predicate: available

Roleset id: available.02 , ready for use, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

available.02: AVAILABLE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data, relation to avail-v.01. (from available.01-j)


available (j.)


        Arg1-GOL: available to whom/what? entity having access to arg2
        Arg2-PPT: thing that is available

Example: available-j: args 1, 2

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        He was available to us for meetings before the wedding and happy to do so.

        Arg2: He
        Rel: available
        Arg1: to us
        Argm-prp: for meetings before the wedding