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April 19, 2012

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I have a hunch (Mark Liberman would know how to test it, but I don't) that "think of A as [rather than "like"] B" survives in everyday US English: "I think of her as a friend," "I think of it as a vacation," etc.

"We can hand it to you because we know you can handle it"! That's so much more civilized and grown-up-sounding than the way credit seems to work nowadays....

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