Predicate: play

Roleset id: play.01 , play a game, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.01: PLAY-V NOTES: Member of Vncls performance-26.7-1-1. (from play.01-v) PLAY-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb frame play.01, member of Vncls performance-26.7-1-1, meet-36.3-1. Framed by Claire. Differs from verb frame play.01 with addition of arg3, opponent (from play.01-n) PLAYING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on play-n.01. Corresponds to Vncls meet-36.3-1. (from playing.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (v.)Cause_to_make_noise Competition
playing (n.)
play (n.)Cause_to_make_noise Competition

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: player (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: game (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument/equipment used to play game
        Arg3-COM: opponent, play against whom

Example: intransitive

        John plays superbly.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: plays
        Argm-mnr: superbly

Example: transitive with game

        The backers play a fiscal game of their own.

        Arg0: The backers
        Rel: play
        Arg1: a fiscal game of their own

Example: specific game

        The Japanese are playing catch-up.

        Arg0: The Japanese
        Rel: playing
        Arg1: catch-up

Example: with secondary predication

        John played his outfielders deep.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: played
        Arg2: his outfielders
        Argm-prd: deep

Example: Manner only

        The key question is is this a tragic accident or is this foul play?

        Argm-mnr: foul
        Rel: play

Example: Fragment

        Fair play of the United States for stepping in.

        Argm-mnr: fair
        Rel: play
        Arg0: of the United States
        Argm-adj: for stepping in

Example: With purpose

        He 's still refusing to concede defeat in last week 's election , so tens of thousands of striking workers are trying to drive him from power play .

        Argm-prp: power
        Rel: play

Example: With game

        It is not uncommon for fans of chess to buy tables specifically designed for the play of chess.

        Rel: play
        Arg1: of chess

Example: With player and opponent

        When asked to explain his play against a top-10 team, Walker said, ?I just took whatever the defense gave me.?

        Arg0: his
        Rel: play
        Arg3: against a top-10 team

Example: args 0, 1, 3

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

        He chatted to our Aleksandr in the famous Meerkat IT Department about his playing scrabble with Celine Dion and breaking into Hollywood.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: playing
        Arg1: scrabble
        Arg3: with Celine Dion

Roleset id: play.02 , play a role, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.02: PLAY-V NOTES: (from play.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (v.)Cause_to_make_noise

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: actor
        Arg1-PPT: role

Example: Hollywood passivized

        [Abbie Hoffman]-1, in this case, is played *trace*-1 by Paul Lieber.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-dis: in this case
        Rel: played
        Arg0: by Paul Lieber

Roleset id: play.08 , play into: be a factor, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.08: PLAY-V NOTES: (from play.08-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: thing factoring in, subject in active clauses
        Arg1-PPT: thing being factored into

Example: global warming

        Sunspot variability possibly plays into climate variability.

        Arg0: Sunspot variability
        Argm-adv: possibly
        Rel: plays
        Arg1: into climate variability

Roleset id: play.10 , play a trick on someone, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.10: PLAY-V NOTES: Roleset based on instances in ON-miss. Framed by Claire. (from play.10-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Trickster
        Arg1-PPT: mention of trick
        Arg2-GOL: tricked, who trick was played on

Example: All args

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

        PRO playing clever little tricks on minor issues, but blinded to major issues by trifles arenot considered to be elites.

        Arg0: PRO
        Rel: playing
        Arg1: clever little tricks
        Arg2: on minor issues

Roleset id: play.11 , play/perform music, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.11: PLAY-V NOTES: (from play.11-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: performer, player
        Arg1-PPT: thing performed (song, etc)
        Arg2-MNR: musical instrument/style

Example: all args

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

        John plays Mozart concerti on the harmonica.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: plays
        Arg1: Mozart concerti
        Arg2: on the harmonica

Example: args 0, 2

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

        John plays the harmonica

        Arg0: John
        Rel: plays
        Arg2: the harmonica

Example: non-musician arg0

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

        Javier played the Led Zeppelin record on his grandmother's turntable.

        Arg0: Javier
        Rel: played
        Arg1: the Led Zeppelin record
        Arg2: on his grandmother's turntable

Roleset id: play.12 , musical/theatrical performance, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play.12: PLAY-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on more-nouns, play-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls performance-26.7-1-1. (from play.02-n) PLAYING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, play-n.02. Corresponds to VNcls performance-26.7-1-1 (from playing.02-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play (n.)
playing (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: performer (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing performed (song, play, etc) (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: musical instrument/style

Example: just arg1

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

        The service began with the playing of the national anthem .

        Rel: playing
        Arg1: of the national anthem

Example:

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

        They bring audiences to their feet with virtual self playing of traditional fiddle tunes , jigs and reels

        Argm-adj: virtual
        Arg0: self
        Rel: playing
        Arg1: of traditional fiddle tunes, jigs and reels

Example:

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

        And Eagan is the only American ever to have won four all Ireland championships , for banjo , tin whistle , flute and mandolin playing .

        Arg2: banjo , tin whistle , flute and mandolin
        Rel: playing

Example: with arg2

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

        How is it possible he woke with all his Piano playing muscles fully developed ?

        Arg2: Piano
        Rel: playing

Example: bouzouki.

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

        The film features Daffy Duck in the role of legendary outlaw Robin Hood, and opens to the strains of his playing a song on an instrument similar to an archlute or bouzouki.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: playing
        Arg1: a song
        Arg2: on an instrument similar to an archlute or bouzouki


Predicate: play_out

Roleset id: play_out.03 , play out: come to completion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_out.03: PLAY_OUT-V NOTES: (from play.03-v)

Aliases:

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play_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity causing something to complete
        Arg1-PPT: thing coming to completion

Example: battle

        The battle played out by Tuesday evening.

        Arg1: The battle
        Rel: [played] [out]
        Argm-tmp: by Tuesday evening

Example: with agent

        The consumer played himself out.

        Arg0: The consumer
        Rel: [played] [out]
        Arg1-rec: himself


Predicate: play_up

Roleset id: play_up.04 , play up: emphasize, make sound better, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_up.04: PLAY_UP-V NOTES: (from play.04-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: emphasizer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: topic of discussion

Example: spin control

        Boeing played up the downside.

        Arg0: Boeing
        Rel: [played] [up]
        Arg1: the downside


Predicate: play_down

Roleset id: play_down.07 , play down: deemphasize, make sound less important, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_down.07: PLAY_DOWN-V NOTES: (from play.07-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play_down (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: deemphasizer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: topic of discussion

Example: pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

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

        [The Justice Department]-1 scrambled [*-1]to play down the significance of revised guidelines concerning prosecutions under the federal racketeering law.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: [play] [down]
        Arg1: the significance of revised guidelines concerning prosecutions under the federal racketeering law.


Predicate: play_off

Roleset id: play_off.05 , play off: manipulate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_off.05: PLAY_OFF-V NOTES: (from play.05-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play_off (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: manipulator
        Arg1-PPT: one victim
        Arg2-PPT: the other victim

Example: Machiavellian

        John played Fred off Mary.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [played] [off]
        Arg1: Fred
        Arg2: Mary

Example: reflexive Machiavellian

        John played the two experts off each other.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [played] [off]
        Arg1: the two experts
        Arg2-rec: each other


Predicate: play_to

Roleset id: play_to.06 , play to: butter up to, try to please, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_to.06: PLAY_TO-V NOTES: (from play.06-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play_to (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of pleasing, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity being pleased

Example: brown nosing

        Mr. Ortega's remarks also played to the suspicions of some US officials.

        Arg0: Mr. Ortega's remarks
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: [played] [to]
        Arg1: the suspicions of some US officials.


Predicate: play_on

Roleset id: play_on.09 , play on: manipulate, take advantage, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

play_on.09: PLAY_ON-V NOTES: (from play.09-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
play_on (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: manipulator
        Arg1-PPT: one victim
        Arg2-PPT: the other victim

Example: Single victim

        Hamas plays on the Palestinean Authority's failure to produce.

        Arg0: Hamas
        Rel: [played] [on]
        Arg1: the Palestinean Authority's failure to produce.