Roleset id: parry.01 , deflect an attack, Source: , vncls: , framnet: parry.01: PARRY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'parry' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. (from parry.01-v predicate notes)
Arg2-MNR: instrument, defensive weapon
Example: parry, dodge, spin, thrust
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
The burning question is whether the new chief can parry Mr. Icahn without being pushed into unwelcome moves.
Arg0: the new chief
Arg1: Mr. Icahn
Argm-adv: without being pushed into unwelcome moves
Example: ARG0 and ARG1
Lawmakers have n't publicly raised the possibility of renewing military aid to the Contras , and President Bush parried the question at a news conference here Saturday , saying only that `` if there 's an all - out military offensive , that 's going to change the equation 180 degrees . ''
Arg0: President Bush
Arg1: the question
Argm-loc: at a news conference here
Argm-adv: saying only that `` if there 's an all - out military offensive , that 's going to change the equation 180 degrees