Monday, October 1, 2007

Talk To Me

As much as some people omit the word with, I've heard instances of people omitting the preposition, to. Here's a sample: "I talked my husband about this."

Like other prepositions in the English language, to has many meanings. The most basic one is to denote a movement toward a certain direction: "We're going to Megamall." Another is it can be used to indicate a relationship. The sentence above should have been, "I talked to my husband about this." If you think about it, the direction the speaker is going toward is her husband (her husband is receiving the action). Also, there's a relationship being shown, between the speaker and her husband.

I enjoy talking to all of you through this blog! Thanks for reading.

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