Predicate: try

Roleset id: try.01 , Attempt, Source: , vncls: 61, framnet:

try.01: VN, FN updated by Julia.

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Agent/Entity Trying (vnrole: 61-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing tried (vnrole: 61-theme, 61-theme)

Example: predicative arg1

        Newsweek is trying to keep pace with rival Time magazine.

        Arg0: Newsweek
        Rel: trying
        Arg1: to keep pace with rival Time magazine

Example: nominal Arg1

        Banks have tried packaging before.

        Arg0: Banks
        Rel: tried
        Arg1: packaging
        Argm-tmp: before

Example: serial verb, almost

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

        But the effort is also being made [*] to try and cause jurors not to decide things rationally.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: try
        Arg1: cause jurors not to decide things rationally

Roleset id: try.02 , Lawsuit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Litigant
        Arg1-PPT: Lawsuit

Example: misparsed passive

        The case wasn't tried in court.

        Arg1: The case
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: tried
        Argm-loc: in court

Roleset id: try.04 , various idtioms: try one's hand at, try one's patience, etc., Source: , vncls: , framnet:

try.04: Frame edited by Arrick

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: tryer
        Arg1-PPT: thing tried (hand, patience)
        Arg2-PRD: attribute of Arg 1

Example: go on, give it a shot

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

        As previously reported, the account is troubled, with Philip Morris asking Backer Spielvogel Bates, Ogilvy & Mather, and possibly others to try their hand at developing new creative work.

        Arg0: Backer Spielvogel Bates, Ogilvy & Mather, and possibly others
        Rel: try
        Arg1: their hand
        Arg2: at developing new creative work

Example: gimme a break

        She haggled forever over a backpack, and was really trying my patience.

        Arg0: She
        Argm-adv: really
        Rel: trying
        Arg1: my patience


Predicate: try_out

Roleset id: try.03 , audition, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: auditionee
        Arg1-PPT: role
        Arg2-GOL: casting agency

Example: tryouts

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

        The nagging memory of one afternoon fourteen years ago drove [Jim Gideon, a lean 36-year-old righthander]-1 to take a four-month leave from selling insurance in Texas [*-1] to try out for Mr. Weaver's team.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: [try] [out]
        Arg1: for Mr. Weaver's team

Roleset id: try.05 , test the potential of something, taste/wear for the first time, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

try.05: Roleset based on instances in New Testament. No Corresponding VN class.

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: tester
        Arg1-PPT: thing being tested

Example:

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

        I have just bought five pairs of work animals; I must go and try them out.

        Arg0: I
        Argm-mod: must
        Rel: [try] [out]
        Arg1: them