Predicate: preserve

Roleset id: preserve.01 , keep, maintain, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

preserve.01: PRESERVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'preserve' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, no Framenet entry. Comparison with 'keep' and 'maintain'. (from preserve.01-v predicate notes) PRESERVATION-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb preserve.01, VN class defend-85. Differs from verb frame due to addition of arg3 as "thing preserved against". (from preservation.01-n) PRESERVED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from preserved.01-j)


preserved (j.)
preservation (n.)
preserve (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: preserver (vnrole: 85-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing preserved (vnrole: 85-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: beneficiary
        Arg3-VSP: preserved against what? (vnrole: 85-Proposition)

Example: just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Jaguar officials have indicated they are close to wrapping up a friendly alliance with GM that *trace* would preserve Jaguar's independence, but no deal has been announced.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> a friendly alliance with GM
        Rel: preserve
        Arg1: Jaguar 's independence

Example: ARG1

        I felt that those recordings were very educational and ought to be preserved . "

        Arg1: those recordings
        Rel: preserved

Example: NP only, arg1

        the preservation of jobs

        Rel: preservation
        Arg1: of jobs

Example: Arg 1 only, arg1 in pre-nominal position

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

        Even more interestingly , the teacher makes up lyrics about the river preservation campaign and sets them to traditional folk melodies , thus melding the old and the new .

        Arg1: river
        Rel: preservation

Example: Args 0, 1, 3.

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

        History bears witness to churches so adamant in their preservation of traditional values against change as to make them impotent in the face of change.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: preservation
        Arg1: of traditional values
        Arg3: against change

Example: With benefactive

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

        In 1905, when few people in East Africa thought of land conservation and the preservation of wildlife for posterity, portions of the area were earmarked.

        Rel: preservation
        Arg1: of wildlife
        Arg2: for posterity