So now “gift” is a verb (versus “give”). What is going on with English over there, turning noun forms into verbs, especially when there are pre-existing verbal forms? Even “trial” has morphed into a verb (versus “try”).
BTW, as far as I can remember, that year of Renault 4 has the stick shifter on the floor instead of sliding out of the dashboard like earlier years of that car.
Am not trying to hijack this thread, but I’ve heard a nationally known sports talking head use the word “effort” as a verb, e.g., “he efforted” or “they were efforting” to do such and such. I almost ran off the road when I heard this. I now change the channel or turn the radio off when he comes on.
I wonder if the pope will regift it?
(There's hope for me, even I could become a gurnalyst!)
Verbing weirds language.
Modest gift for the man who called on the world to hold a day of fasting and prayer for Syria.
Let’s conversate about it sometime.