Quote Originally Posted by laxxy
Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
Well, jools has probably given up studying Russian and is now off studying Spanish or pig-latin.

But one more important difference is in the verbs of motion. There are many variants to the word "go" or "come" depending on whether the action is routine, one-time, unidirectional, by vehicle, or by walking etc...
I think if you pick pretty much any language out there and try to look up something like "go" or "get" in a large dictionary you'll get a similar record. Very few words have 1:1 equivalents in any other language, and especially not common words like that.

Especially considering the English word go can be used as an auxiliary verb in tenses:

I am going to play tennis