Predicate: surround

Roleset id: surround.01 , be on all sides of, encompassing, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

surround.01: SURROUND-V NOTES: Frames file for 'surround' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet classes contiguous_location-47.8 fill-9.8, other framed members include contain, dominate, top. Comparison to contain. (from surround.01-v predicate notes) SURROUNDING-N NOTES: (from surrounding.01-n)


surrounding (n.)
surround (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causative agent (vnrole: 9.8-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing surrounding (vnrole: 9.8-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: thing surrounded (vnrole: 9.8-Destination)

Example: transitive

        The fact that a vast majority of fundamentalist money managers fail to beat the S& P 500 may contribute to the hysteria surrounding the issue.

        Arg1: the hysteria
        Rel: surrounding
        Arg2: the issue

Example: ARG0 and ARG2 and ARG1

        After Mr. Sullivan waffled on abortion last year , the White House appeased right - to - lifers by surrounding him with pro-life deputies .

        Arg0: the White House
        Rel: surrounding
        Arg2: him
        Arg1: with pro-life deputies