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Posted By: Kampervan
20-Apr-16 - 12:08 PM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Nigel, the difference would have been 'You can get a free wheel nut' as opposed to 'You can get a wheel nut free'.

The former meaning wheel nuts are being given away gratis, the second that you can loosen a very tight nut.

Neither require the use of 'for'