Predicate: fool

Roleset id: fool.01 , to deceive or trick, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fool.01: FOOL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'fool' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from fool.01-v predicate notes)


fool (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: trickster, agent (vnrole: 59-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity deceived (vnrole: 59-1-Patient)

Example: transitive

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

        [Trompe l'oeil painting]-1 is meant [*-1]to fool the eye , but Robert Lawrence Trotter , 35 , of Kennett Square , Pa. , took his fooling seriously .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: fool
        Arg1: the eye

Predicate: fool_around

Roleset id: fool_around.02 , to engage in idle or frivolous activity, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fool_around.02: FOOL_AROUND-V NOTES: (from fool.02-v)


fool_around (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity fooling around

Example: automatically generated

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

        Jeffrey Tarter , editor of SoftLetter , a Watertown , Mass. , industry newsletter , says : `` I 've seen a lot of people fooling around on the fringes of filtering information .

        Arg0: a lot of people
        Rel: [ fooling] [ around]
        Argm-loc: on the fringes of filtering information