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    #1

    For those who....., I...........

    Hi,

    Question:

    Is the sentence structure correct?
    For those who....., I...........

    Sentence:

    I helped lots of people in the party.
    For those who needed food, I gave them some food.
    For those who felt cold, I gave them a clothes.
    For those who were thirsty, I gave them a drink.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: For those who....., I...........

    ***neither a teacher nor a native-speaker***

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:

    Is the sentence structure correct?
    For those who....., I...........

    Sentence:

    I helped lots of people in the party.
    For those who needed food, I gave them some food.
    For those who felt cold, I gave them a? clothes.
    For those who were thirsty, I gave them a? (some) drinks.

    Thanks
    For those who needed food, I gave them foods.
    For those who felt cold, I gave them clothes.
    For those who were thirsty, I gave them drinks.

    "Some" instead of "for those who" sounds better to me.

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    #3

    Re: For those who....., I...........

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:

    Is the sentence structure correct?
    For those who....., I...........

    Sentence:

    I helped lots of people in the party.
    For those who needed food, I gave them some food.
    For those who felt cold, I gave them a clothes.
    For those who were thirsty, I gave them a drink.

    Thanks
    To those who needed food, I gave food.
    To those who were cold, I gave clothes.
    To those who were thirsty, I gave drinks.

    If you turn the sentences around you will realise why you would use "to" not "for".

    I gave food to those who needed it.
    I gave clothes to those who were cold.
    I gave drinks to those who were thirsty.

    With the third one, "drinks" is better than "a drink" because you are unlikely to have given one single drink to a group of people.

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