Predicate: retail

Roleset id: retail.01 , sell at retail, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

retail.01: RETAIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'retail' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry, Framenet entries Commerce and Commerce sell. (from retail.01-v predicate notes)


retail (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Seller
        Arg1-PPT: Thing Sold
        Arg2-GOL: Buyer
        Arg3-VSP: Price Paid
        Arg4-GOL: Benefactive

Example: typically ergative

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

        Toshiba Corp. busted open that sector this summer with a notebook-sized machine that *trace* retails for less than 200,000 yen (under $1,500) -- one of the smallest, cheapest PCs available in the country.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> a notebook-sized machine
        Rel: retails
        Arg3: for less than 200,000 yen (under $1,500)

Example: agentive!

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

        [Golden Feldman Furs Inc.]-1 began *trace*-1 retailing aggressively eight years ago, and now retail sales account for about 20% of gross income.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: retailing
        Argm-mnr: aggressively