Predicate: prove

Roleset id: prove.01 , establish the truth, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prove.01: PROVE-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia. Member of Vncls declare-29.4-1-1, deduce-97.2, indicate-78-1-1. (from prove.01-v) PROOF-N NOTES: Roleset based on prove.01. Verbnet class 29.4. Framed by Katie. (from proof.01-n) PROVEN-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from proven.01-j)


prove (v.)Evidence Reasoning
proof (n.)
proven (j.)


        'X proved to be Y' constructions require concatenation. (from prove.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: prover (vnrole: 29.4-1-1-agent, 78-1-1-cause, 97.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: proposition (vnrole: 29.4-1-1-theme, 97.2-theme, 78-1-1-topic)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive, proved-to (vnrole: 78-1-1-recipient)

Example: prove-v: prove an NP

        ``We-1 look upon this as a great opportunity *-1 to prove the fact that we have a tremendous management team,'' he said.

        Arg0: *-1
        Rel: prove
        Arg1: the fact that we have a tremendous management team

Example: prove-v: prove an SBAR

        ``Wall Street's cash cow has been gored, but I don't think anyone has proven that index arbitrage is the problem.''

        Arg0: anyone
        Rel: proven
        Arg1: that index arbitrage is the problem

Example: prove-v: unaccusative, adjectival predicate, with concatenation

        Dealers said institutions were still largely hugging the sidelines on fears that [the market's recent technical rally]-1 might prove *-1 fragile.

        Argm-mod: might
        Rel: prove
        Arg1: [[the market's recent technical rally]-1 ], [*-1 fragile]

Example: prove-v: unaccusative, NP predicate, with concatenation

        His client contacts, meanwhile, could prove a gold mine for an agency that has had few new business wins of late.

        Arg1: [His client contacts],[a gold mine for an agency that has had few new business wins of late]
        Argm-tmp: meanwhile
        Argm-mod: could
        Rel: prove

Example: ARG0 and ARG2 and ARG1

        With our sacred votes we have proved to the world that freedom and democracy are indisputable universal values , and that peace is humanity 's highest goal .

        Argm-mnr: With our sacred votes
        Arg0: we
        Rel: proved
        Arg2: to the world
        Arg1: peace is humanity 's highest goal

Example: proof-n: Example with arg 1

        proof of PASOK complicity

        Rel: proof
        Arg1: of PASOK complicity

Example: proof-n: When you may be tempted to use arg 0

        Brown had no proof

        Argm-neg: no
        Rel: proof

Example: proof-n: All args

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

        Their proof for the DA of his drug use was compelling

        Arg0: Their
        Rel: proof
        Arg2: for the DA
        Arg1: of his drug use

Predicate: proof

Roleset id: proof.02 , make secure; make impervious to, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

proof.02: PROOF-V NOTES: Frame created by Jena. (from proof.01-v)


proof (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: maker
        Arg1-GOL: thing made impervious
        Arg2-PPT: impervious to what

Example: proof-v

        They focused on underground earthquake-proofing work.

        Rel: proof
        Arg2: earthquake