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Query:   Summary: To tie someone over
Author:  MARC PICARD
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics

Summary:   ABOUT A WEEK AGO, I SUBMITTED THE FOLLOWING QUERY TO THE LIST:

IN HER SUMMARY OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION, SEMANTIC RANGE AND
ORIGIN OF TO TIDE SOMEONE OVER, ERICA HOFMANN KENCCKE MENTIONED THAT
SOME SPEAKERS HAVE MODIFIED THIS TO . HER
INTERPRETATION, WITH WHICH I TOTALLY AGREE, IS THAT IT IS 'PROBABLY A
CONSTRUCTION BY WHICH A SPEAKER

LL Issue: 10.125
Date Posted: 28-Jan-1999
Original Query: Read original query