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    set a good example (to somebody) - form

    Hello

    Your brother set a good/fine example of building a beautiful tree house.

    This sentence does not say to whom a good example was set. It just says that Your brother set a good/fine example by building a beautiful tree house.

    What is your opinion?

    If I would like to say that someone set a good example to someone else by doing something, could I say something like this:

    Your brother set a good example to me by building a beautiful tree house?

    Your reply would be highly appreciated.

    Thank you

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    Re: set a good example (to somebody) - form

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Hello,

    Your brother set a good/fine example of building a beautiful tree house.

    This sentence does not say to whom a good example was set. It just says that your brother set a good/fine example by building a beautiful tree house.

    What is your opinion?
    Yes, that's correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    If I would like to say that someone set a good example to for someone else by doing something, could I say something like the following? this

    Your brother set a good example to for me by building a beautiful tree house.
    Yes, that's okay.

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Thank you.

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