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  1. rock-onn's Avatar
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    #1

    He speaks evil about me to others

    He speaks evil about me to others.
    He speaks evil to others about me.

    Are both correct?

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    #2

    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    Rock-onn, I have changed your thread title (I don't think it's the first time I've had to do this). Titles should include some/all of the words/phrases you are querying.

    I don't find either of your sentences particularly natural. They're both grammatically correct but "to speak evil" is not something most of us would use. It sounds like it's from a very old text. Do you simply mean that the person says unpleasant things about you?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    One guy is slandering me, not so worse though.

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    #4

    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    Quote Originally Posted by rock-onn View Post
    One guy is slandering me, not so worse though.
    What do you mean by the part I emphasized?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    I meant his slandering is not that worse so to impact me.

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    #6

    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    He speaks ill of you.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    Quote Originally Posted by rock-onn View Post
    I meant his slandering is not that worse so to impact me.
    It is not so bad that it affects you.

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    #8

    Re: He speaks evil about me to others

    He is slandering you, but not badly enough to affect you.
    I am not a teacher.

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