[Ads-l] 'put someone something'

Joseph Salmons jsalmons at WISC.EDU
Tue Jan 27 15:21:15 UTC 2015


A student asked yesterday if 'to put someone something' was regional English ... as in 'to put her a glass', meaning, it sounded like, to give her a glass. It doesn't show up in DARE that I can see. 

Thanks,
Joe

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