Predicate: chat

chat: Frames file for 'chat' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 37.6, Framenet entry Conversation.

Roleset id: chat.01 , talk idly, Source: , vncls: 37.6, framnet:

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: talker (vnrole: 37.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: subject (vnrole: 37.6-Topic)
        Arg2-COM: hearer (vnrole: 37.6-co-agent)

Example: often intransitive

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

        [The parishioners of St. Michael and All Angels]-1 stop *trace*-1 to chat at the church door, as members here always have.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: chat

Example: transitive with arg2

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John chatted with Mary.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: chatted
        Arg2: with Mary

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John chatted with Mary about the ramifications of genetically engineered livestock on the commodities futures, and the weather.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: chatted
        Arg2: with Mary
        Arg1: about the ramifications of genetically engineered livestock on the commodities futures, and the weather