Predicate: halve

Roleset id: halve.01 , cut in half, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

halve.01: HALVE-V NOTES: Perhaps an instrument argument? Probably not. (from halve.01-v)


halve (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cutter
        Arg1-PPT: thing cut in half

Example: basic pattern

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Among them are the shipbuilders, which *trace* had halved their shipyard work forces to cut costs during a prolonged slump in demand but now are capturing an increased share of the strengthening global market.

        Arg0: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: which -> the shipbuilders
        Rel: halved
        Arg1: their shipyard work forces
        ArgM-PNC: to cut costs
        ArgM-TMP: during a prolonged slump in demand