Predicate: drift

Roleset id: drift.01 , move aimlessly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

drift.01: DRIFT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'drift' based on sentences in financial subcorpus and comparison with Chris' old drift file. Well, not so much, since that's not how we're doing things these days. Comparison with 'move' instead. (from drift.01-v predicate notes)


drift (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: object in motion (vnrole: 47.3-Theme, 51.3.2-2-Theme, 51.3.1-Theme)

Example: with LOC

        The Dow Jones Industrial Average...drifted on either side of its previous close and finished with a gain of just 0.82 at 2645.90.

        Arg1: The Dow Jones Industrial Average...
        Rel: drifted
        ArgM-LOC: on either side of its previous close

Example: with DIR

        Growth stocks may underperform cyclical stocks next year if the Federal Reserve begins to let interest rates drift sufficiently lower to boost the economy.

        Arg1: interest rates
        Rel: drift
        ArgM-DIR: sufficiently lower