"ebay" as an adverb

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 1 20:19:39 UTC 2002

At 3:53 PM -0400 7/1/02, James A. Landau wrote:
>  >From an e-mail from a local charitable organization:
>      "We are in need of an individual(s) who is ebay savvy to sell new
>merchandise that has been donated to us for a fund raiser."
Not an adverb here, any more than "house" is in "house-proud" or
"trigger" in "trigger-happy".  I'd analyze "ebay(-)savvy" as a
compound adjective incorporating a nominal modifier.


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