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    disrespectful

    hi,

    is it correct to say " he is disrespectful of teachers"

    or

    "he is disrespectful to teachers"


    thanks

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    Re: disrespectful

    Quote Originally Posted by learner110 View Post
    hi,

    is it correct to say " he is disrespectful of teachers"

    or

    "he is disrespectful to teachers"


    thanks
    Both are ok, they have slightly different meanings. The former means that he talks about teachers in a disrespectful way. The latter means that he talks to teachers in a disrespectful way.

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