Predicate: bandy_about

Roleset id: bandy_about.01 , discuss casually, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bandy_about.01: BANDY-V NOTES: frames created by Olga based on sentences in WSJ corpus. Comparisonwith 'discuss'. (from bandy-v.01)


bandy_about (v.)-


        Arg0-PAG: discusser(s), agent
        Arg1-PPT: topic

Example: passive transitive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Some investors [whose names]*-1 [*T*-2] were bandied [*-1] about by traders as potential UAL stock buyers said [0] they weren't buying .

        Rel: [ bandied] [ about]
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg0: by traders

Predicate: bandy_around

Roleset id: bandy_around.02 , discuss casually, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bandy_around.02: BANDY-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. Same deal as 'bandy_about'.01. (from bandy-v.02)


bandy_around (v.)-


        Arg0-PAG: discusser/agent(s)
        Arg1-PPT: topic

Example: Typical usage

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

        Last night at my gig [some drunks]-3 late night were discussing what to call Obama ... *PRO*-3 bandying the usual right wing talk around and I said " I suggest you call him the motherfucking President Elect " .

        Arg0: *PRO*-3
        Rel: [bandying] [around]
        Arg1: the usual right win talk