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Thread #159749   Message #3786247
Posted By: Steve Shaw
20-Apr-16 - 07:13 AM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Interesting one, "for free." It can be used quite effectively to add emphasis, a bit stronger than "for nothing" but it can't replace "free" all the time. "Are you really telling me that I can get it for FREE?!" I think I'd be OK with that in speech.