get vs. receive/become

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Sep 21 11:02:57 UTC 2009

At 9/21/2009 12:47 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:
>However, I do wish that someone would try to maintain the distinction
>between "bring" and "take."

Use the 18th-century "carry", and confuse the hearer even
more.  (Judge Sewall "carried" his wife and children to Roxbury on an outing.)


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