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    #11

    Re: Get someone vs Bring someone

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashraful Haque View Post
    "The prime minister of Pakistan is coming to Malaysia and he is bringing some big investors along with him."
    That's OK.Compare:
    "The prime minister of Pakistan is going to Malaysia and he is taking some big investors along with him."
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    #12

    Re: Get someone vs Bring someone

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashraful Haque View Post
    Thank you very much as always. I've got another context and I think 'bring' sounds better here:
    "The prime minister of Pakistan is coming to Malaysia and he is bringing some big investors along with him."
    It's correct. "Get" wouldn't work there.
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    #13

    Re: Get someone vs Bring someone

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    That's OK.Compare:
    "The prime minister of Pakistan is going to Malaysia and he is taking some big investors along with him."
    Thant's a change in perspective. My version is from the perspective that I am in Malaysia and the one you provided is what probably a Pakistani would say.

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    #14

    Re: Get someone vs Bring someone

    Did you notice that Piscean started with "That's OK. Compare: ..."? That means your sentence was fine from your perspective. He was suggesting that you compare "going/taking" with "coming/bringing".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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