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    Default "I am going to throw a party for him."

    "I am going to throw a party for him."

    I am sorry for dragging questions about this issue out, but I still think "for him" can modify both "a party" and "throw" and there is not much difference in meaning between them, but no one agrees with me. Or I I might have not understood what they said. So could you just tell me whether there is any difference between them, you think?

    I am really sorry for bothering you with this, but I am still confused with this. Please just feel free to tell me your
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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    I'd say 'for him' modifies 'throw a party'.

    Does it really matter? The result is the same: he's getting a party .

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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    Thank you so much as usual.

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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    What would throw for him mean in your analysis?

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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    I am sorry, but I do not understand what your question means, but I have solved the problem, thanks to great people here again. Thank you so much.

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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    You say for him can modify throw- if so, what does it mean?

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    Default Re: "I am going to throw a party for him."

    "For you" as an adverb modifies the verb "throw", meaning "organize" here like I throw it for you. But I am not sure if this is a correct way Thank you for helping me as usual.

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