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    preposition

    Hi,

    I would like if anybody could answer to a doubt that just come up on my mind.

    Is it correct say:

    Make a visit to somebody or i can only say visit somebody?

    Thank's

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    Re: preposition

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    Quote Originally Posted by Arara View Post
    Hi,

    I would like to know if anybody could answer to a doubt that just come up on my mind.

    Is it correct to say:

    Make a visit to somebody or I can only say visit somebody?

    Thanks
    Hi and welcome!

    I would clearly use: "Visit somebody!"
    You can also say:
    Go and visit somebody!

    However, I believe your first version is correct too, although I've never seen it before...

    Cheers!

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    #3

    Re: preposition

    I would say 'pay a visit' to somebody.



    Rover

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    #4

    Re: preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I would say 'pay a visit' to somebody.

    As I know it, it is the formal form of visiting, am I right?

    Thanks for your reply in advance.

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    Re: preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    As I know it, it is the formal form of visiting, am I right?
    Not necessarily. It's used in casual conversation too.

    'I have toothache. I'd better pay the dentist a visit.'

    Rover

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