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--- takatunu <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Eng. "Have a seat" / Fr. "Take a seat."
> Eng. "Have a behaviour." / Jap. "Take a behaviour."
> Eng. "Make a decision." / Fr. "Take a decision."
> Eng. "To say a word" / Indonesian: "Have word."

English also uses "have a word".  I recall having read
of one language (Polynesian maybe, I dont recall) that
used "make a word" as in making mouth noises

> Eng. "Get a child" / Fr. Ind. "Have a child."

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