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    treat us Chinese rice, on/at your birthday

    At your birthday, you must treat us chinese rice.

    On your birthday, you must treat us with chocolates, cakes, etc. Please put aside enough money from now onwards for the same.

    Please correct my sentences.

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    Re: treat us Chinese rice, on/at your birthday

    Treat us to Chinese rice, on your birthday.


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    Re: treat us Chinese rice, on/at your birthday

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Treat us to Chinese rice, on your birthday.
    The "to" preposition here sounds odd to me. Could you provide me with some more examples so that I can establish it?

    Also, please check few more try of mine :

    (1) Please treat us drinks today.
    (2) Please treat me biscuits today.

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    Re: treat us Chinese rice, on/at your birthday

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The "to" preposition here sounds odd to me. Could you provide me with some more examples so that I can establish it?

    Also, please check few more try of mine :

    (1) Please treat us drinks today.
    (2) Please treat me biscuits today.
    (1) Please treat us to drinks today.
    (2) Please treat me to biscuits today.

    In English we treat someone to something.

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