[Ads-l] "How would *you* _game-plan against_ France?"

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Wed Jul 11 11:55:06 EDT 2018


On  Jul 10, Jul 2018, at 13:28,  Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Subject: "How would *you* _game-plan against_ France?"
> 
> American commentator at the World Cup
> 
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> -Wilson
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A reader of our blog Grammarphobia.com emailed us about a few similar verbs seen in the wild: to care-give, to firework (apropos of July 4), and to free ship (as in "Have you free shipped yet?"). 

I often see (and hear) "dog walk," as in "a good place to dog walk."

Pat O'Conner

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