Predicate: downplay

Roleset id: downplay.01 , make to appear to be lesser, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

downplay.01: DOWNPLAY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'downplay' based on ebn instances. (from downplay.01-v predicate notes)


downplay (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: downplayer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing which is being downplayed

Example: cover up

        Some anger in the streets, but government officials downplaying the conviction, calling for an end to international sanctions.

        Arg0: government officials
        Rel: downplaying
        Arg1: the conviction
        ArgM-ADV: calling for an end to international sanctions