Predicate: spark

Roleset id: spark.01 , begin, start, initiate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

spark.01: SPARK-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Member of VNcls engender-27. (from spark.01-v)


spark (v.)Setting_fire Cause_to_start


        only use Arg2 when it's separate fromthe Arg0. (from spark.01-v)
        Arg0-CAU: cause of starting, agent (vnrole: 27-Cause)
        Arg1-PPT: thing beginning (vnrole: 27-Theme)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if agent is also present

Example: active

        Dealers said that interpretation sparked expectations of an imminent bid by Ford.

        Arg0: that interpretation
        Rel: sparked
        Arg1: expectations of an imminent bid by Ford

Example: passive

        [The investment boom]-1 is mainly sparked *trace*, they say, by strong domestic demand and isn't likely to increase exports sharply.

        Rel: sparked
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: by strong domestic demand