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Amy
get/put a jar down & got/put the baby down from the high chair If I change 1 to 3, and 2 to 4, do they still mean the same thing and sound natural? 1.Can you get a jar down from the shelf for me? 2.He got the baby down from the high chair and put her on the floor. 3.Can you put a jar down from the shelf for me? 4.He put the baby down from the high chair and put her on the floor.
Nov 2, 2012 3:06 PM
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He took the baby out of the high chair. He put the baby in the high chair.
November 3, 2012
3. Put should not be used in this case, because the shelf isn't the destination, which put requires. The only way you could use it would be: Can you take a jar down from the shelf for me and put it on the table? 4. Same problem as three.
November 2, 2012
Amy
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English, Korean
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