Roleset id: imitate.01 , to use or follow as a model, Source: , vncls: , framnet: imitate.01: IMITATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'imitate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from imitate.01-v predicate notes) IMITATION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to imitate.01. Vn class transcribe-25.4. Framed by Katie. (from imitation.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: imitator (vnrole: 101-agent)
Arg1-PPT: entity imitated (vnrole: 101-theme)
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
The appeals court held : `` When a distinctive voice of a professional singer is widely known [*-3] and is deliberately imitated in order [*]to sell a product [*T*-2] , the sellers have appropriated what [*T*-1] is not theirs . ''
Arg1: a distinctive voice of a professional singer
Argm-pnc: in order [*] to sell a product
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Peter Laird , a Los Angeles lawyer for Ms. Midler , said , `` We believe that the verdict reaffirms her position [*RNR*-1] and our position [*RNR*-1]that advertisers and advertising agencies can not with impunity imitate the voices of well-known performers .
Arg0: advertisers and advertising agencies
Argm-mnr: with impunity
Arg1: the voices of well-known performers
Example: Arg 1 only
a pale imitation of the Federal Republic
Arg1: of the Federal Republic