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    #1

    explain (to)

    Hi

    1. Could you explain me ... ?

    2. Could you explain to me ...?

    Are both correct?


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    #2

    Re: explain (to)

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    1. Could you explain me ... ?

    2. Could you explain to me ...?

    Are both correct?
    These are possible:
    Could you explain this to me.
    Could you explain me this.

    The first is preferred because there is an explicit indicator of the indirect object (to).

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