Predicate: couple

Roleset id: couple.01 , link one thing with another, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

couple.01: COUPLE-V NOTES: Always in passive? (from couple.01-v)


couple (v.)
coupling (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: joiner (vnrole: 22.2-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first thing (vnrole: 22.2-1-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: second thing (vnrole: 22.2-1-Patient)

Example: typical example

        Peter Marcus, an analyst with PaineWebber Inc., said that [a downturn]-1 in the appliance industry, coupled *trace*-1 with sluggish automotive sales, hurt USX results.

        Rel: coupled
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: with sluggish automotive sales

Example: cryo example

        A strong coupling between ALT and GPP.

        Argm-adj: strong
        Rel: coupling
        Arg1: between ALT and GPP