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    #1

    to show my support to/for the players

    I think 'for' is correct. Is it?

    I attended all the matches to show my support for the players.

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    #2

    Re: to show my support to/for the players

    It's OK. Of​ would work, too.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: to show my support to/for the players

    I would use "for" in that sentence.

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    #4

    Re: to show my support to/for the players

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    I would use "for" in that sentence.
    Are there any examples in which using 'to' is more appropriate? That is, 'show my support TO .....'

    Thank you!

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    #5

    Re: to show my support to/for the players

    "Need to show support to" implies that you need to prove/overtly display your support.

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