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    Arrow Put A Light To

    any way I can get default judgement vacated ? - Page 2 - Credit and Debt Problems Forums
    I have to file with the court "order to dismiss the case" as advised in the previous posts.but I don't know what i have to say. Some one please put a light to this issue.
    From my memory (which could be wrong), "put a light to" literally means "set something on fire." Then, "put a light to" figuratively (in the way it is used in the example) could mean.....
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    Default Re: Put A Light To

    You're right, though you might more often hear "Put a match to..." in reference to burning something.

    What the speaker should have said is "Some one please shed some light on this issue.

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    Default Re: Put A Light To

    "Put a light to" is hypothetically slightly not right?

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    Default Re: Put A Light To

    Quote Originally Posted by CaseyA View Post
    "Put a light to" is hypothetically slightly not right?
    It's not idiomatic. It sounds strange.

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    Default Re: Put A Light To

    Quote Originally Posted by CaseyA View Post
    "Put a light to" is hypothetically slightly not right?
    J & K Tutoring's suggestion is more natural.

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