Predicate: sample

Roleset id: sample.01 , select a portion of a larger whole, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sample.01: SAMPLE-V NOTES: No Vncls. (from sample.01-v) SAMPLE-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on sample-v.01. No corresponding VNcls. (from sample.01-n) SAMPLING-N NOTES: ~sample.01 (from sampling.01-n) SAMPLED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from sampled.01-j)


sample (n.)
sampling (n.)
sampled (j.)
sample (v.)


        Arg2 added based on corpus examples. Be very careful here-- the line between eventive and physically concrete examples can be fuzzy and hard to see sometime, but try to avoid non-eventive instances! (from sample.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: sampler
        Arg1-PPT: thing sampled
        Arg2-DIR: source of the samples (if in addition to arg1)

Example: active

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

        He said 30% of the loans [0]-1 he sampled *trace*-1 were ``dead meat on the day they were made.''

        Arg0: he
        Rel: sampled
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= [0])
        Argm-slc: [0] -> the loans

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Both reports are based on [several thousand patients]-1 sampled *trace*-1 in a 1985 nationwide government survey.

        Rel: sampled
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Argm-loc: in a 1985 nationwide government survey

Example: light verb

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

        We took a sample of the total population.

        Arg0: We
        Argm-lvb: took
        Rel: sample
        Arg1: of the total population


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

        Uh their urine sample is going to come out positive because there will be strong metabolytes /.

        Arg2: their
        Arg1: urine
        Rel: sample

Example: Both args

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

        In Figueroa's sampling of the waters of Galapagos, he has also discovered a number of species that seem to be previously unreported.

        Arg0: Figueroa's
        Rel: sampling
        Arg1: of the waters of Galapagos