What a Hot Verb!

What’s a hot verb? Read here to find out.

English-Language Thoughts

How would you explain the meaning of the verb to get to someone? Would you say it means to receive, or to be given something, and perhaps give an example like I got a lot of nice presents for my birthday? If so, well done, that’s a pretty solid combination of definitions and examples. But…

What about:

View original post 825 more words

3 thoughts on “What a Hot Verb!

  1. It’s quite interesting that as a teacher, I’ve experienced that lie-in/lie-on phenomenon with colleagues – especially with niche terminology (when they cannot abide the thought of the non-jargon meaning being right, because it has lower status in the artificial world of exams!).

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s