I often cringe when I hear the words “for free.” Merriam-Webster Dictionary lists about a dozen uses of the word free and even dozens more sub-uses. Typically, most will agree the word free should be used as an adjective, verb or adverb.

Some of Webster’s uses include not costing or charging anything; having legal rights as a citizen; having no trade restriction; not bound, confined or detained; having no obligation; not obstructed, restricted or impeded; not fastened; separate or free standing and without charge. The term “for free” is usually defined as offered for nothing, for no charge or offered without cost.

Terry Harper serves as the State Republican Executive Committee Senatorial District 21 Chairman.

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