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  1. Member
    Student or Learner
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      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China

    • Join Date: Oct 2016
    • Posts: 216
    #1

    read stories to / for somebody

    When I was a little child, my mother always read stories to me.
    I wonder if I can also use ‘for’ to replace ‘to’.
    Thanks.

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    Retired English Teacher
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      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
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      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 27,463
    #2

    Re: read stories to / for somebody

    You can, but native speakers don't.

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