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    Is "Sell me this pen." grammatically correct?

    I came through this dialogue from the movie:-"The wolf of wall street" and I think it should be grammatically correct if it were like this:-"Sell this pen to me.'

    Am I wrong?

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    Re: Is "Sell me this pen." grammatically correct?

    It is OK either way.

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    Re: Is "Sell me this pen." grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sahil Dhankhar View Post
    I came through this dialogue from the movie (no colon and dash here) "The Wolf of Wall Street" and I think it should would be grammatically correct if it were like this (no colon here) - "Sell this pen to me.'

    Am I wrong?
    There is nothing wrong with the original.

    Sell this pen to me.
    Sell me this pen.

    Give that pen to me.
    Give me that pen.

    Pass the glass to me.
    Pass me the glass.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is "Sell me this pen." grammatically correct?

    emsr2d2,

    you have always been very helpful. Thank you for that.

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    Re: Is "Sell me this pen." grammatically correct?

    You're welcome but please note that there is no need to write a new post to say "Thank you". Simply click on the "Thank" button in the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful.

    Also, please don't position your words in the centre of the text box. All lines should start at the left-hand side of the text box.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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