Re: OT: Time to cut loose? Mli Vjacgu nee Vjatjackwa
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 27, 2006, 12:10|
On 2/25/06, Christian Köttl <christian.koettl@...> wrote:
> First: All my best wishes for the delivery of your child. That's
> something very special.
> Now, you must feel your child already very intensely ... especially
> when its protesting against something ;-)
> NB: For me as foreign speaker, this sounds odd: "Delivery" for
> "bringing birth to a child"? Is it really correct?
Sounds correct to me. BTW, I'd say "giving birth" rather than
"bringing birth" to a child.
I think the verbal form would be "to be delivered of a child".
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>