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    what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

    what is the basic difference between for me and to me

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    Re: what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by Iunara View Post
    what is the basic difference between for me and to me
    In what context?

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    Re: what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

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    What is the basic difference between 'for me' and 'to me'?
    As you are an English teacher, students would expect you to use standard capitalisation and punctuation.

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    Re: what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

    Yes, it depends on context. But in general, as I know, 'to' is connected with motion or direction,it is used more after verbs ('COME to me'). 'For me' has the different meaning - it is 'a present for ME', ' it's not interesting for ME', so 'for' refers to an object.

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    Re: what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

    Welcome to the forums, Celestial.

    Please read this extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.


    Additionally, when a moderator has asked a poster for context, please wait for such context to be given.

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