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    only two quick questions

    Hi,

    firstly, do we say: "I will call on your phone number" or "I will call to your number" ????

    Secondly: When we say such words as: get to know, give to know, come to rest.... is the second part of the phrase [to know, to rest etc.] a noun or a verb? Other words is the "to" a preposition of a noun or a preposition before the infinite???

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    Re: only two quick questions

    I would say 'call your number', but I have heard 'call to your number'. I would use 'on' with the type of phone- I will call you on your mobile (= not your landline).

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    Re: only two quick questions

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    Hi,

    firstly, do we say: "I will call on your phone number" or "I will call to your number" ????

    Secondly: When we say such words as: get to know, give to know, come to rest.... is the second part of the phrase [to know, to rest etc.] a noun or a verb? Other words is the "to" a preposition of a noun or a preposition before the infinite???

    thank you
    1. Normally, one would say "I will call you". The rest is pretty obvious.

    2. Those are infinitives acting as nouns. It is better to call the "to" of an infinitive a "particle" rather than a preposition.

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