Predicate: guard

Roleset id: guard.01 , stand watch over, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

guard.01: GUARD-V NOTES: There might be an instrument argument, but I'll be most "with" phraseswill actually be manners: John guards his dissertation with his life."with his life" is effectively "very very much." But be on thelookout for a real instrument ("with a sword"). (from guard.01-v) GUARDING-N NOTES: guard.01 (from guarding.01-n)


guarding (n.)
guard (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: guard (vnrole: 29.8-1-agent)
        Arg1-GOL: guarded (vnrole: 29.8-1-beneficiary)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument
        Arg3-PPT: guard against what?

Example: transitive

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

        Intel's microprocessors are the chips of choice in many of today's personal computers and the 80486 microprocessor is the spearhead of [the company]-1's bid *trace*-1 to guard that spot in the next generation of machines.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: guard
        Arg1: that spot
        Argm-loc: in the next generation of machines

Example: Big Mishaps

        What steps have been taken *PRO* to guard against the one sort of mishap that could trigger the destruction of continents.

        Arg0: *PRO*
        Rel: guard
        Arg1: against the sone sort of mishap...

Example: Arg0, 1

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

        You may miss subtle signs of a food-aggressive dog's guarding the empty bowl when you walk by.

        Arg0: a food-aggressive dog's
        Rel: guarding
        Arg1: the empty bowl
        Argm-tmp: when you walk by