Roleset id: upgrade.01 , replace, Source: , vncls: , framnet: upgrade.01: UPGRADE-V NOTES: No Verbnet entry. Comparison with 'replace'. (from upgrade.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: replacer, agent
Arg1-PPT: old thing
Arg2-PRD: new thing
Example: all args
Edward M. Esber attributed the decline to reduced domestic revenue because of $4.9 million spent *trace* [*] to upgrade existing software inventories to the new database IV Version 1.1.
Arg1: existing software inventories
Arg2: to the new database IV Version 1.1
Roleset id: upgrade.02 , improve, Source: , vncls: , framnet: upgrade.02: UPGRADE-V NOTES: The 'improve' sense is really the same as the 'replace' sense with thetwo objective arguments merged.Member of Vncls appoint-29.1. (from upgrade.02-v) UPGRADE-N NOTES: Based on Bolt data. Comparison to upgrade.02-v. Upgrade.02 is a member of VN class appoint-29.1. No FN class. Framed by Katie. (from upgrade.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: cause of improvement, agent (vnrole: 29.1-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing improving (vnrole: 29.1-theme)
Arg2-EXT: amount, EXT
Arg3-DIR: start point
Arg4-PRD: end point (vnrole: 29.1-result)
Recently it upgraded its plants so that it could make stain-resistant products with higher quality dyes.
Arg1: its plants
Argm-prp: so that it could make stain-resistant products with higher quality dyes
Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG4
Formally upgrading the Sandinistas to a democratic status was an initiative harshly criticized in the Costa Rican press .
Arg1: the Sandinistas
Arg4: to a democratic status
Example: with only arg 1
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
new equipment, new armored vehicles, fuel for ships and planes, upgrades on garrison facilities
Arg1: on garrison facilities
Example: ARG1 and ARG4
Over the weekend he was upgraded to fair condition and he was scheduled to have surgery today to prepare what remains of his arm for a prosthetic .
Argm-tmp: Over the weekend
Arg4: to fair condition