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    #1

    "Give it to me." vs "Give me it."

    I believe "Give it to me" is much more commonly used, but someone told me that "Give me it" is also a common expression. Is that true? I learned from an English grammar book that I shouldn't put two pronouns as objects side by side.

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    #2

    Re: "Give it to me." vs "Give me it."

    The first is more common in my experience, but the second is grammatical if not terribly elegant.

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    Re: "Give it to me." vs "Give me it."

    I am not a teacher.

    You will also hear, "give it me" in informal BrE.

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