Predicate: contend

Roleset id: contend.01 , hold and utter a belief, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contend.01: CONTEND-V NOTES: Frames file for 'contend' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Comparison with 'believe' and 'say'. Member of VNcls conjecture-29.5-2. (from contend.01-v)


contend (v.)Statement


        Might or might not actually take a hearer. See 'say' for examples of how to tag split/fronted/invertedconstructions. (from contend.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity uttering a belief (vnrole: 29.5-2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: contension, belief (vnrole: 29.5-2-theme, 29.5-2-predicate)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer

Example: contend-v: basic transitive

        [``The buyers walk away, and the specialist is left alone'' as the buyer of last resort for his stable of stocks]-1, he contends *trace*-1.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: contends
        Arg1: *trace*-1

Roleset id: contend.02 , deal with, suffer through, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contend.02: CONTEND-V NOTES: Nominal 'contention' based on BOLT-7. Member of VNcls battle-36.4. (from contend.02-v) CONTENTION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT (from contention.02-n)


contend (v.)
contention (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: contender (vnrole: 36.4-agent)
        Arg1-COM: thing dealt with (vnrole: 36.4-co-agent)

Example: contend-v: transitive

        It has also rattled Federal's strongly anti-union management, which-1 *trace*-1 is already contending with melding far-flung operations.

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= which)
        Argm-slc: which -> Federal's strongly anti-union management
        Argm-tmp: already
        Rel: contending
        Arg1: with melding far-flung operations

Example: contention-n

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

        On the contention over this issue , the blue and green alliances say that ultimately it is whether or not to identify with the " One China " principle , and it is essentially a dispute about " Unification or Independence . "

        Rel: contention
        Arg1: over this issue