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    #1

    The doctor attended (to) ...

    The doctor attended (to) the sick patient.

    Is 'to' necessary?

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    #2

    Re: The doctor attended (to) ...

    Not a teacher

    "Attend" - To be present at: They attended a business meeting.

    "Attend to" - To take care or give attention to: The doctor attended to the patient.

    Note the connection implied by the bold characters.

    M.

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