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  1. Anonymous
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    asking about prepositons

    katty married ann to john.
    katty married ann with john.
    plaese tell me the differences between them and their maening. :wink:
    thanks

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    Re: asking about prepositons

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    katty married ann to john.
    katty married ann with john.
    plaese tell me the differences between them and their maening. :wink:
    thanks
    The meaning I get from the first sentence is that "Katty" is a minster and performed a wedding ceremony in which Ann and John were married.

    The meaning I get from the second sentence is that both John and Katty were married to John. :o

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    WITH is occasionally used with the same meaning as TO.


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    Re: asking about prepositons

    1. Katty married Ann to John.
    2. Katty married Ann with John.
    Sentence 1 makes sense to me, but sentence 2 doesn't. Is sentence 2 grammatically correct?

    marry - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    <marry>
    to find a husband or wife for one of your children
    "marry somebody to somebody"
    - She was determined to marry all of her daughters to rich men.


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    Re: asking about prepositons

    Quote Originally Posted by daruma View Post
    sentence 1 makes sense to me, but sentence 2 doesn't. Is sentence 2 grammatically correct?
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol View Post
    with is occasionally used with the same meaning as to.
    :-d

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