do, v.i.

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 18 00:09:42 UTC 2011

I see "do" meaning, in this sentence, "act", as in "take action".
Would "act" be transitive?


On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 5:58 PM, Ronald Butters <ronbutters at> wrote:
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> Actually, I think what Christ said was "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
> It is transitive if you count the deleted "something" as the direct object--but we find a deleted something in all of JL's examples as well.
> "Do [something] unto others which is identical to something that you would like them to do to you."

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