Predicate: naysay

Roleset id: naysay.01 , to oppose or deny, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

naysay.01: NAYSAY-V NOTES: Roleset based on instances in wsj-nw. Framed by Claire. (from naysay.01-v)


naysay (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: speaker, naysayer
        Arg1-PPT: entity/position opposed

Example: All args

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

        Congress-1 is in no position whadvp-2 PRO-1 to naysay Mr. Bush *-2 now that we're into Gramm-Rudman's sequestration.

        Arg0: PRO-1
        Rel: naysay
        Arg1: Mr. Bush
        Argm-slc: whadvp-2 *--> position
        Argm-loc: *-2