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#1 2006-05-27 19:19:52

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'hard to come buy' for 'hard to come buy'

A natural substitution when what it is you’re tring to come by requires a financial outlay. About 12,000 ghits, e.g.,

Here, I present to you my final reason why you should see this film – part of the precious value of gems is that they are hard to come buy.
www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/ … 6?v=glance

The story has already been described by the other admirers on this page, and I’d just like to say that I agree it’s a pity it’s so hard to come buy.
www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/ … 6?v=glance

Over-supply suppressed rents and above average property prices meant that decent returns were hard to come buy.
business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,9553-2192790,00.html

... concert tickets are sometimes in great demand and hard to come buy, thus online ticket purchase is very popular.
www.expressively-yours-greetings.com/ticketGB.html

Broadways tickets are sometimes bought as a last minute entertainment idea in major cities so tickets can be hard to come buy.
www.galttech.com/research/buying-online … ickets.php

These old wrenches come in all different sizes and configurations and many are common, but others are very hard to come buy …
www.antiqbuyer.com/wrenches.html

The money, resources, and technology are there, but change is pretty hard to come buy when many of the people with the power to implement it have sold out.
www.alternet.org/envirohealth/35464/

Fresh fish – we live on an island, but they’re hard to come buy.
www.bbc.co.uk/wales/northwest/sites/foo … rown.shtml

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#2 2006-05-27 19:21:29

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

Re: 'hard to come buy' for 'hard to come buy'

I meant to write ” ‘hard to come buy’ for hard to come by.’ ” Sorry.

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