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    #1

    anything you give him

    Can one say
    a. Anything you tell him, he will interpret in the worst possible way.
    b. Anything you tell him, he will interpret it in the worst possible way.

    c. Anything you give him, he will break into pieces.
    d. Anything you give him, he will break it into pieces.

    ?


    Many thanks.

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    Re: anything you give him

    I would accept "a" and "c." However, I would say:
    He will interpret anything you say, in the worst possible way.
    He will break anything you give him into pieces.

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