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  1. wotcha22
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    He spared his mother any anxiety. He spared any anxiety for his mother

    1. He spared his mother any anxiety.

    2. He spared any anxiety for his mother.

    3. We can spare you one room.

    4. We can spare one room for you.


    Hi teachers !

    I wonder if 2 and 4 are grammatical.

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    Re: He spared his mother any anxiety. He spared any anxiety for his mother

    I am not a teacher.

    2. is wrong.
    4. is OK.

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