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Is “get someone up” the same as “wake someone up”?

Is using get up in this expression correct? I am sorry I woke you up. I am sorry I got you up. I use get up for wake up all the time, but in this expression it sounds a bit odd.
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1answer
103 views

“Partner you” vs. “partner with you”

Can I say for instance dynamic enough to partner you in facing new or must it be partner with you I'm specifically asking whether you can say partner you as opposed to partner with you. Here's an ...
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1answer
95 views

Is “grooving me” grammatical?

The context of the word groove here is musical groove. In youth slang of electronic music fans it means aesthetic pleasure while listening to music. Can I use groove as a transitive verb? As in, "X ...
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4answers
487 views

Which is proper: “to debate X” or “to debate about X”?

Which version of this sentence is correct? Doctoral students about to graduate, like me, often debate about what qualities make a successful scientist. Doctoral students about to graduate, ...
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2k views

“Comment on something” or “comment something”?

Do I say “comment on something” or simply “comment something”? For example: Brian ?commented on this video. Brian ?commented this video
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3answers
19k views

“Email me” and “mail to me”

Why is it correct to say "email me", whereas with the word mail we say/write "mail to me"?