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Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  24/AGO/2010 6:42 PM
Assunto:  a-courting...a-verbing
 
Mensagem: 

   Looks like the two forms are acceptable; tough "ahold of" is more suitable to spoken

English.  Anyway, it´s open to confirmation, okay?

 

 

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/get+hold+of
 ...
get hold of
1. To come into possession of; find: Where can I get hold of a copy?
2. To communicate with, as by telephone: tried to get hold of you but the line was busy.
3. To gain control of. Often used reflexively: You must get hold of yourself!

 

 http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/get+ahold+of
get ahold of somebody (spoken)
to communicate with someone get hold of somebody I'm trying to get ahold of everyone to tell them the party is at 9 tomorrow.
See also: get

get ahold of something (spoken)
to obtain something get hold of something I finally got ahold of that novel you said I should read.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
a-courting  –  joão paulo  23/AGO/2010, 4:22 PM
a-courting  –  Fran  23/AGO/2010, 4:29 PM
a-courting  –  joão paulo  23/AGO/2010, 4:42 PM
a-courting  –  Fran  23/AGO/2010, 6:21 PM
A-frame  –  PPAULO  23/AGO/2010, 6:26 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  PPAULO  23/AGO/2010, 6:49 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  Dale-USA  23/AGO/2010, 11:45 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  PPAULO  24/AGO/2010, 2:11 AM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  PPAULO  24/AGO/2010, 2:15 AM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  Dale-USA  24/AGO/2010, 2:44 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  Fran  24/AGO/2010, 4:25 PM
 a-courting...a-verbing  –  PPAULO  24/AGO/2010, 6:42 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  joão paulo  24/AGO/2010, 7:52 PM
a-courting...a-verbing  –  PPAULO  24/AGO/2010, 10:53 PM
a hold  –  What about  25/AGO/2010, 4:20 PM

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