Predicate: demote

Roleset id: demote.01 , diminish in rank, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

demote.01: DEMOTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'demote' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from demote.01-v predicate notes)


demote (v.)
demotion (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of motion, employer
        Arg1-PPT: thing in motion, employee
        Arg2-GOL: destination, new job
        Arg3-DIR: source, old job

Example: no agent

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: both,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        The Volokhs were afraid that they'd end up like a friend of theirs who [*T*-1]-2'd applied for a visa and waited for 10 years, [*-2]-3 having been demoted [*-3] from his profession of theoretical mathematician to shipping clerk.

        Rel: demoted
        Arg1: [*-3]
        Argm-rcl: who -> a friend
        Arg3: from his profession of theoretical mathematician
        Arg2: to shipping clerk