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    #1

    to go+to buy or to go and buy

    "He said he was going to go there to buy some stuff."


    OR

    "He said he was going to go there and buy some stuff."

    Which one is more frequently heard?

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    #2

    Re: to go+to buy or to go and buy

    In Canada I think one hears them both about equally. I've just returned from my annual visit to India, and believe that there "go and" is never or almost never heard.

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