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    Grammar & Prepositions

    Hello teachers! Kindly help me. I need some clarifications regarding these sentences.

    Is it correct to say:
    Sentence#1. He is very understanding to me.
    2. He is very understading to my situation.
    3. He is very understanding for my situation.

    I'm confused because I used an automatic grammar checker, it says that the word understanding is the error. All the while, I thought the problem is the prepostion. I need an explanation so please help me.

    Furthermore, is there any tip as to when and how to use prepositions to and for?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Grammar & Prepositions

    He is very understanding of my situation.


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    Re: Grammar & Prepositions

    hi tdol,

    thanks for the immediate reply.

    need to know also what's the best way to determine wether a sentence is transitive verb or intransitive.

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