[Ads-l] Trivia: _to_ vs. _for_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 18 04:10:34 UTC 2015


On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 11:22 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> a slight but real distinction in semantics
>

As in "sing it to me" vs. "sing it for me"?

And then there's the other one, e.g.

"I need Her phone number. Why don't you run it down for me?"

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-Wilson
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