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    #1

    buy us ? buy to us?

    This is a merry shipmate you've bought us,Brother.

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    This is a merry shipmate you've bought to us, Brother.

    Which one possible?

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    Re: buy us ? buy to us?

    Both are correct, but I consider the first a little more natural. You should not capitalize "brother" in either case.

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    #3

    Re: buy us ? buy to us?

    "Brought" not "bought"!

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    #4

    Re: buy us ? buy to us?

    Yes, do you mean "bought" (since your title says "buy") or "brought"?

    If you mean "brought" either, but if you mean "bought" then do not use the "to."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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