Predicate: sacrifice

Roleset id: sacrifice.01 , give, as to a god/dess, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sacrifice.01: SACRIFICE-V NOTES: Comparison with 'give'. Member of Vncls contribute-13.2-1-1. (from sacrifice.01-v) SACRIFICE-N NOTES: Based on verb entry sacrifice.01; corresponds to Vncls contribute-13.2-1-1. (from sacrifice.01-n)


sacrifice (n.)
sacrifice (v.)
make_sacrifice (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: sacrificer (vnrole: 13.2-1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing sacrificed (vnrole: 13.2-1-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: thing sacrificed to (vnrole: 13.2-1-1-Recipient)

Example: all args

        Perhaps he-1 is willing *trace*-1 to sacrifice to the arbitrage trader some small profit in order to get quick and certain execution of his large trade.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: sacrifice
        Arg2: to the arbitrage trader
        Arg1: some small profit
        Argm-prp: in order to get quick and certain execution of his large trade

Example: unmentioned god(dess)

        Making computers smaller often means *trace* sacrificing memory .

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: sacrificing
        Arg1: memory

Example: ARG0

        Sacrificing for the kids

        Arg0: []
        Rel: Sacrificing
        Argm-gol: for the kids

Example: with purpose, within LVC

        The USSR made a great sacrifice in the war to win over German invaders .

        Arg0: The USSR
        Argm-lvb: made
        Argm-adj: great
        Rel: sacrifice
        Argm-loc: in the war
        Argm-prp: to win over German invaders.

Example: all arguments

        We meet him in his sacrifice of himself to the Father on our behalf.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: sacrifice
        Arg1: of himself
        Arg2: to the Father
        Argm-gol: on our behalf