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    Re: Does the phrase get someone good only mean to fool someone or have a wider usag

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    It can also refer to a prank or to any kind of attack.
    I think you meant to have an "of" there.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Does the phrase get someone good only mean to fool someone or have a wider usag

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I think you meant to have an "of" there.
    Thanks! I sit corrected.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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