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    Smile Report to or into him??

    Hi,

    Which is appropriate and why?

    I report to him.

    I report into him.

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Report to or into him??

    Hi,

    I prefer your first sentence, but I believe if you say, I report him it's the same meaning.

    For me the second phrase suggests one idea of motion it's sound to me not well, but I am just a learner.

    Bye.

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    Default Re: Report to or into him??

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Which is appropriate and why?

    I report to him.

    I report into him.

    Thanks
    "I report to him", or "I report in to him", are correct. "I report into him" is not possible unless you are going to put your report inside him.

    into preposition (INSIDE)

    /ˈɪn.tuː/ prep

    towards the inside or middle of something and about to be contained, surrounded or closed off by it
    Would you put the jar back into the cupboard for me, please?
    Shall we go into the garden?
    Stop running around and get into bed!
    I can't get into these trousers anymore. They're far too small for me.

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    Default Re: Report to or into him??

    Quote Originally Posted by The French View Post
    Hi,

    I prefer your first sentence, but I believe if you say, I report him it's the same meaning.

    For me the second phrase suggests one idea of motion it's sound to me not well, but I am just a learner.

    Bye.
    I report him.
    I think this sentence is incomplete. A preposition is absconding.

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