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    Hello,
    Could you please tell me the correct usage of Pre. + noun clause...e.g.
    I will talk to the person who you will send; OR,
    I will talk who you will send.

    I will think about what you said; or,
    I will think what you said.

    Which one is grammatically correct and why?

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soguksu View Post
    Hello,
    Could you please tell me the correct usage of Pre. + noun clause...e.g.
    I will talk to the person who you will send; OR,
    I will talk who you will send.

    I will think about what you said; or,
    I will think what you said.

    Which one is grammatically correct and why?

    Thanks.

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    thak you engee30 for your answer; but I try to understand whether I have to use Preposition before every noun clause..e.g.

    You should talk to who wins; or,
    you should talk who wins

    do i have to use preposition before a noun clause?
    thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soguksu View Post
    thak you engee30 for your answer; but I try to understand whether I have to use Preposition before every noun clause..e.g.

    You should talk to the person/one who wins; or,
    you should talk who wins

    do i have to use preposition before a noun clause?
    thank you.
    When a preposition is intrinsic to the verb - yes, you have to use it with the noun clause that becomes the object of that particular preposition.

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    Default Re: Preposition+Noun clause

    What I meant by intrinsic to the verb is this:
    [they go together, the verb and the preposition when used before an object]
    listen to
    talk about
    think of
    look at
    etc.

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