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  1. wotcha's Avatar
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    #1

    They announced their engagement to us. They announced to us their engagement.

    1. They announced their engagement to us.

    2. They announced to us their engagement.


    Is it possible to say like sentence 2?

  2. 5jj's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: They announced their engagement to us. They announced to us their engagement.

    It's not impossible, but #1 is much more natural.

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