Predicate: jockey

Roleset id: jockey.01 , to move, bring about by skillful and/or deceptive maneuvering, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

jockey.01: JOCKEY-V NOTES: Created by Claire (from jockey.01-v)


jockey (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity maneuvering, manipulating, jockey
        Arg1-PPT: entity being moved, manipulated
        Arg2-PRD: Jockeying for what? End goal of movement, manipulation

Example: Descriptive Usage

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

        Unrelieved substantive shallowness, a perversely narrow sociology of knowledge, long-jockeyed-for power and career advancement, a grandiose parochial vision of a Pax Americana world nursed in a hundrend forgotten think-tank papers and incestuous conferences --all that as well imposed a stifling, disastrous orthodoxy to the administration.

        Argm-tmp: long
        Rel: jockeyed
        Arg1: for power and career advancement

Example: Literal movement

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

        The movers jockeyed the couch through the door.

        Arg0: The movers
        Rel: jockeyed
        Arg1: the couch
        Argm-dir: through the door

Example: Cheat

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

        The salesmen jockeyed them into buying a car.

        Arg0: The salesmen
        Rel: jockeyed
        Arg1: them
        Arg2: into buying a car