Predicate: promote

Roleset id: promote.01 , raise in rank/position, move forward/up, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

promote.01: PROMOTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'promote' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. (from promote.01-v predicate notes) PROMOTION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to promote.01. No Vn class. Framed by Katie. (from promotion.01-n)


promotion (n.)
promote (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of motion, employer
        Arg1-PPT: thing in motion, employee
        Arg2-GOL: destination, new job
        Arg3-DIR: source, old job

Example: all args

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

        Mary promoted John from drudge to scullion, second class.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: promoted
        Arg1: John
        Arg3: from drudge
        Arg2: to scullion, second class

Example: with an arg m

        Sailors' promotion in rank

        Arg1: Sailors'
        Rel: promotions
        Argm-mnr: in rank

Example: arg 1 only

        his promotion

        Arg1: his
        Rel: promotion

Roleset id: promote.02 , advertise, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

promote.02: PROMOTE-V NOTES: VN class promote-102. (from promote.02-v) PROMOTION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to promote.02. VN class promote-102. Framed by Katie. (from promotion.02-n)


promote (v.)
promotion (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: advertiser (vnrole: 102-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being pitched, advertised (vnrole: 102-theme)
        Arg2-GOL: audience

Example: with manner, even

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

        U.S. Trust, a 136-year-old institution that is one of the earliest high-net worth banks in the U.S., has faced intensifying competition from other firms that *trace* have established, and heavily promoted *trace*-1, [private-banking businesses of their own]-1.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> other firms
        Argm-mnr: heavily
        Rel: promoted
        Arg1: *trace*

Example: with audience

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

        After letting aluminum-makers take the recycling lead, a group of the nation's largest steelmakers started [a recycling institute]-1 *trace*-1 to promote steel cans to an environmentally conscious nation.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: promote
        Arg1: steel cans
        Arg2: to an environmentally conscious nation

Example: args 0 and 1

        The President's democracy promotionm

        Arg0: The President's
        Arg1: democracy
        Rel: promotion

Example: slightly odd arg 1

        their promotions concerning beef

        Arg0: their
        Rel: promotions
        Arg1: concerning beef

Example: more canonical arg 1

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

        The promotion of free enterprise first in America and then abroad

        Rel: promotion
        Arg1: of free enterprise
        Argm-loc: first in America and then abroad