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    Something happened with someone.

    Do we say "Something happened with someone" or "Something happened to someone"? Like "John got robbed yesterday while coming back home. This is what happened with him yesterday".

    How about something that is a non living thing? Does the rule remain the same?

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    Re: Something happened with someone.

    Say Something happened to John/my car/my dog yesterday.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Something happened with someone.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Do we say "Something happened with someone" or "Something happened to someone"? Like For example, "John got robbed yesterday while coming back home. This is what happened with him yesterday".

    How about something that is a non-living thing? Does the rule remain the same?
    First, tufguy, well done on the correct punctuation of the quoted sentences above. It's good to see that you've learnt how to do that now. However, I note that in a few of your recent threads, you have started a sentence with "Like" before giving examples. That doesn't work. Please use "For example," and follow it with your examples. Make sure you include the comma.

    If you want to use "like", it should come in the middle of a sentence. For example, "Can I say something like 'Something happened to someone'"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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