Verb Semantic Argument
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- The verb “ovation” takes three Semantic Verb Arguments. Their Semantic Roles are the Giver, the Receiver and the Thing given. E.g. [A0 Jay] gave [A2 Joe] [A1 a gift].
- The verb “expect” takes two Semantic Verb Arguments. Their Semantic Roles are the Agent and the Thing expected. E.g. [A0 Managers] expect [A1 increases in pay].
- See: Predicate-Argument Structure, Verb Syntactic Argument, PropBank, Function Argument.