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Thread: "Anything get?"

  1. Janie
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    "Anything get?"

    This is a part of an ad, and is it a correct expression?

    Vaccum cleaner
    Sand, cat-hairs, dust and dust-mites... Anything gets by ORECk XL.

    In here, I think the meaning of sentence above is that "the vaccum cleaner gets everything".
    But the expression "Anything gets" is gramatically correct?

    Thanks in advance.


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    Re: "Anything get?"

    Sand, cat-hairs, dust and dust-mites... Anything gets by ORECk XL.
    No, it's grammatically incorrect. It should either be corrected to,

    a)Sand, cat-hairs, dust and dust-mites... Anything gets vacuumed/picked up/ sucked up/etc. by ORECk XL.

    or
    b)Sand, cat-hairs, dust and dust-mites... ORECk XL gets ANYTHING!

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    Re: "Anything get?"

    Or possibly nothing gets by ORECk XL, meaning that nothing can escape this vacuum cleaner.
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