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  1. Mr_Joe's Avatar
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    #1

    Can this say without TO?

    The girl you gave a book to yesterday, is in my class. --> can we say this with out "to"?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-Jul-2014 at 08:18. Reason: Deleting unnecessary question marks.

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    #2

    Re: Can this say without TO?

    It should be left in.

    Please don't use multiple question marks.

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    #3

    Re: Can this say without TO?

    Without 'to', may I say 'the girl given a book by you yesterday is in my class'?

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    #4

    Re: Can this say without TO?

    You may say that. A native speaker wouldn't.

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    #5

    Re: Can this say without TO?

    The comma after "yesterday" is wrong.

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