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    Prepositional phrases order


    Which order is correct:

    I reluctantly agreed to go to the zoo with my son.

    I reluctantly agreed to go with my son to the zoo .

    Does changing the position of the prepositional phrases change the meaning? And are there any rules governing their order?
    What about this particular sentence? Are both versions acceptable?

    Thank you

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    Re: Prepositional phrases order

    Both are correct. The first is more natural. The second is OK but less common. They mean the same thing.
    I am not a teacher.

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