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    Default What does 'by your guy' means?

    In an email my daughter sent recently she wrote, "Do you want me to look for something by your guy?" I know she was asking if I wanted her to buy something for me, but what does 'by your guy' means anyways?

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    Default Re: What does 'by your guy' means?

    Hmm, I'm not sure. Were you talking about a particular person previously? That's all I can think of.

    For example, if you were talking about books, and she suggested one author, and you suggested another, then "Do you want me to look for something by your guy?" would mean "Do you want me to look for something by the author you suggested?"

    "Your guy" might be used to refer to someone you know who provides a service. So for example, if you're discussing a plumber, your friend might ask you if he can use "your guy," referring to the plumber you usually hire.

    Not a teacher - always forget that bit. Can I not just have a signature with it in or something?
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    Default Re: What does 'by your guy' means?

    Hi Endian99,

    I agree with "I'm With Stupid". You had better give more details related to your context.

    In addition, I guess "your guy" can be known as "your sweetheart" if your friend is female.

    Not a teacher

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    Default Re: What does 'by your guy' means?

    Quote Originally Posted by endian99 View Post
    In an email my daughter sent recently she wrote, "Do you want me to look for something by your guy?" I know she was asking if I wanted her to buy something for me, but what does 'by your guy' means anyways?
    I think she meant: "Do you want me to look for something for your guy?" or
    "Do you want me to look for something to buy for your guy?" Perhaps she thinks you have a man stashed away somewhere.

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    Default Re: What does 'by your guy' means?

    i am not a teacher but what i can interpret from this that she is asking you does she need to look for something from the guy you know or with whom you were doing the business for quite some tiem,.

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