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Re: [Czechlist] Re: TERM: vyjezd vs. zasah hasiců

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  • James Kirchner
    The idea of firemen attending a fire reminds me of that old joke, Don t just stand there, give me a hand! (Clap, clap, clap...) Jamie ... [Non-text
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      The idea of firemen "attending a fire" reminds me of that old joke, "Don't just stand there, give me a hand!" (Clap, clap, clap...)

      Jamie

      On Jul 12, 2011, at 8:28 AM, Simon wrote:

      > > This use of "attend" must be a British peculiarity. It sounds to me as if the firefighters are watching the blaze as an audience and applauding it.
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      > > Jamie
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      > Judging from Google, I'd say the non-use of it is a US peculiarity ;-)
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      > Simon
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