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    #1

    Can I ask a favour of you.

    "Can I ask a favour of you?"

    Please check.

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    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    It's fine.

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    #3

    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    You will notice, I'm sure, that "of you" is correct in this post, with "favour", but it was incorrect in your other post, with "question". Sometimes you just have to learn which collocations work and which don't.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    What about "Can I ask you a favor?"

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    #5

    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    That's OK.

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    #6

    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You will notice, I'm sure, that "of you" is correct in this post, with "favour", but it was incorrect in your other post, with "question". Sometimes you just have to learn which collocations work and which don't.
    You mean "can I ask a question of you."

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    #7

    Re: Can I ask a favour of you.

    That's what ems meant. We don't ask questions of people.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-Jul-2016 at 08:10.

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