Predicate: prepare

Roleset id: prepare.01 , prepare, make, create, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prepare.01: PREPARE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'prepare' based on survey of initial sentences of big corpus and comparison with 'make' and reference to verbnet class preparing-26.3-1. (from prepare.01-v) PREPARATION-N NOTES: ~prepare.01 (from preparation.01-n)


prepare (v.)Cooking_creation
preparation (n.)


        Unstated Arg1 is 'himself' for some instances. (from prepare.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: creator (vnrole: 26.3-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: creation
        Arg2-DIR: created-from, thing changed
        Arg3-GOL: benefactive (vnrole: 26.3-1-beneficiary)

Example: simple transitive

        On weekends she-1 came to work *trace*-1 to prepare study plans.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: prepare
        Arg1: study plans

Example: with benefactive

        ...sweat dotting his brow as he prepares for some practice swings.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: prepares
        Arg3: for some practice swings

Example: messages

        They are mere fragments, just one portion of prepared messages.

        Rel: prepared
        Arg1: messages

Example: Arg0, 1, 2

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

        Georgia's preparation of study notes from her midterms turned out to be a waste of time.

        Arg0: Georgia's
        Rel: preparation
        Arg1: of study notes
        Arg2: from her midterms

Roleset id: prepare.02 , make ready, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prepare.02: PREPARE-V NOTES: Adjectival usage from BOLT-1. VN class establish-55.5-1. (from prepare.02-v) PREPARATION-N NOTES: ~prepare.02 (from preparation.02-n) PREPARED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from prepared.02-j)


prepared (j.)
preparation (n.)
make_preparation (l.)
prepare (v.)Willingness Activity_ready_state Activity_prepare


        Arg0-PAG: preparer (vnrole: 55.5-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing made ready (vnrole: 55.5-1-theme)
        Arg2-PRP: ready for

Example: transitive

        She hadn't prepared her low-ability geography students adequately.

        Arg0: She
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: prepared
        Arg1: her low-ability geography students
        Argm-mnr: adequately

Example: passive = be ready

        ...the changes it-1 was prepared *trace-1* to make *trace-2*.

        Arg1: *trace-1*
        Rel: prepared
        Arg2: to make *trace-2*

Example: From adjective annotation

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

        Unfortunately we are n't prepared to use similar tactics , so this war is unwinnable .

        Argm-dis: Unfortunately
        Arg1: we
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: prepared
        Arg2: to use similar tactics

Example: Arg0, Arg2

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

        Darrent's preparation for the bar exam paid off when he passed.

        Arg0: Darrent's
        Rel: preparation
        Arg2: for the bar exam