The article considers comparative research of the phraseological paradigm of the word «play» in Russian and French languages. Firstly, there is a structural and semantic analyses of phraseological units belonging to the phraseological paradigm. After that we distribute phraseological paradigm in several thematic fi elds and describe the correlation of phraseological lexeme with implicative semes. Finally, we divide phraseological units into several groups of interlingual phraseological equivalents.
phraseological paradigm, seme, phraseological lexeme, interlingual phraseological equivalents