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It is presumptuous of you to try and correct your friend's English like this. That is how he speaks. You should respect this, and get used to it.


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While dictionaries tend to describe frit as a dialect-based usage, its usage as a past participle is widespread enough that register (it being colloquial) is more important to its use than place. The Oxford English Dictionary (note: paywall) notes the dialect usage, but not which dialects: Dialect and colloquial past participle of fright v. 2a. ... (...


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Comparing divisive to division is confusing the issue. Those who divide are divisive, those who decide are decisive, etc. Long i" sounds. We don't say, incissive because of incisions, for example. It's incisive for incising.


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