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when you are handing over something to someone or a pet..which do you say?

here you go?
or
there you go?

I gave my son a glass of milk and said, "here you go sweetie"
he said to me, "don't you mean, there you go?"

I really had not thought about there being a correct way but he had me curious and thought it would make for a good question.

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alotleft2do

Asked by alotleft2do at 11:26 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Here, there, every where!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:27 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • i say here you go
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 11:27 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • hmm, Im with you. I say, "here you go" too
    beyondhopes

    Answer by beyondhopes at 11:27 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I have always said "here you go".

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:28 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Here you go. Here it is. Because you are presenting it to them. If its some where else you say There it is. There it goes. "There" would mean away from the immediate area. "Here" would mean right in front of you.
    lisa89j

    Answer by lisa89j at 11:30 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • since my son started kindergarten he is starting to be this big kid with alot of questions, lol,...maybe it's because he worships his teacher and we do things different so he questions how I do things...I am just the mom
    alotleft2do

    Comment by alotleft2do (original poster) at 11:32 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I usually say "here". I guess people could say "there" but I would think of "there" more in terms of watching someone walk away or do something stupid-- "There you go!"
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:45 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I've said it both ways. I never thought of there being a proper way of saying it either.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:57 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

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