Predicate: overcome

Roleset id: overcome.01 , conquer, get past, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

overcome.01: OVERCOME-V NOTES: Frames file for 'overcome' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry exceed-90, no Framenet entry. Comparison with 'beat'. Loosely. (from overcome.01-v predicate notes)


overcome (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: overcomer (vnrole: 90-Theme)
        Arg1-PPT: difficulty (vnrole: 90-co-theme)

Example: just transitive

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

        Still, Unisys said its European business was weak during the quarter, a worrisome sign given that [the company]-1 has relied on solid results overseas *trace*-1 to overcome weakness in the U.S. over the past several quarters.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: overcome
        Arg1: weakness in the U.S.