Predicate: tune

Roleset id: tune.01 , align with a certain frequency, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tune.01: TUNE-V NOTES: No Vncls. (from tune.01-v)


tune (v.)
tuning (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer
        Arg1-PPT: entity tuned
        Arg2-GOL: entity tuned for

Example: passive

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

        In a Madrid hotel room recently, [a viewer]-2 caught the end of a badly acted series about a fishing boat on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, [*-2]-6 only to be urged [*-6]-3 by the British announcer [*-3] -4 to ``stay [*-4]-5 tuned [*-5] for the further adventures of Skippy the Kangaroo.''

        Rel: tuned
        Arg1: [*-5] (= a viewer)
        Arg2: for the further adventures of Skippy the Kangaroo

Example: words to live by- active example

        person: other,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish.

        Arg0: You
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: tune
        Arg1: a piano

Predicate: tune_in

Roleset id: tune_in.02 , to adjust the controls on a radio or television, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tune_in.02: TUNE_IN-V NOTES: frames created by Olga, heavily modified by Paul. No Vncls. (from tune.02-v)


tune_in (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: adjuster of radio/tv
        Arg1-PPT: entity tuned (radio, etc)
        Arg2-GOL: broadcast, channel, etc

Example: with broadcast

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

        You now may drop by the Voice of America offices in Washington and read the text of what the Voice is broadcasting to those 130 million people around the world who [*T*-20] tune in to it each week.

        Argm-slc: who -> those 130 million people
        Arg0: [*T*-20] (= who)
        Rel: [ tune] [ in]
        Arg2: to it
        Argm-tmp: each week

Example: with radio

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

        What if I tune in my short-wave radio, transcribe an editorial or program, and print it in my newspaper?

        Arg0: I
        Rel: [tune] [in]
        Arg1: my shortwave radio

Predicate: tune_out

Roleset id: tune_out.03 , ignore, pay no heed to, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tune_out.03: TUNE_OUT-V NOTES: predicate added by Arrick. No Vncls. (from tune.03-v)


tune_out (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: ignorer
        Arg1-PPT: entity tuned out

Example: ignore

        He says 0 they really listen to Williams do n't tunr him out like cops or counselors.

        Arg0: they
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: [ tune] [ out]
        Arg1: him
        Argm-mnr: like cops or counselors