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    role model

    hello,

    I'm hesitant about which preposition to use with role model. Do native speakers say 'He has always been a role model to or for his children'

    Thank you if you can help me.
    heyt

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    Re: role model

    Quote Originally Posted by heyt View Post
    hello,

    I'm hesitant about which preposition to use with role model. Do native speakers say 'He has always been a role model to or for his children'

    Thank you if you can help me.
    heyt
    I would probably use "for", but I think both are acceptable.

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