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    strong feelings for or to

    "She had strong feelings for her husband."

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    "She had strong feelings to her husband."
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    Re: strong feelings for or to

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "She had strong feelings for his husband."

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    "She had strong feelings to his husband."

    The first one sounds right. She had strong feelings for...not "to".

    But, I wonder about the use of "his husband". Do you mean "her husband"? That would be the case for most situations. "His husband" would imply she had strong feelings for a man who is married to another man. That is certainly possible, of course. But, just be sure just what you are trying to say.

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    Re: strong feelings for or to

    I was trying to help Ostap77 with the grammar and meaning of the sentence presented. The morality or acceptability of such a situation is a separate matter.

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    Re: strong feelings for or to

    I have deleted the homophobic response unrelated to the grammar of the question. No further commentary on that aspect is desired.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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