Can I get this change?

In the last few years, I’ve heard my daughter saying in restaurants things like: Can I get the pasta? That usage of get still sounds very odd to me. If I said that, I would mean: Can I bring the pasta to you? not Can I receive the pasta from you? Intending the latter meaning, I would say: Can I have the pasta? (Actually, I would probably say: Could I have the pasta? But that’s a story for another day.)

There’s obviously a change in progress here. In fact, my wife now says it too, but my dinosaur ears haven’t got me there yet.

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