Predicate: listen

Roleset id: listen.01 , attend to a sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

listen.01: LISTEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'listen' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entries 30.3 35.5, no other framed members. (?) Comparison to 'hear'. (from listen.01-v predicate notes) LISTENING-N NOTES: listen.01 (from listening.01-n)


listen (v.)
listening (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: listener (vnrole: 30.3-experiencer, 35.5-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: sound or speaker (vnrole: 30.3-stimulus, 35.5-theme)

Example: transitive

        ``We watch the same indicators and listen to the same prognosticators.''

        Arg0: We
        Rel: listen
        Arg1: to the same prognosticators

Example: intransitive

        Willliam Greaney said that the influence of the appeals court in New York ``will make insurers sit up and listen.''

        Arg0: insurers
        Rel: listen

Example: Arg0,1

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

        His listening to loud music all night drove me crazy.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: listening
        Arg1: to loud music
        Argm-tmp: all night