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    Smile ask nature for advice

    We ask nature for advice.
    We ask John a favor.



    I wonder why the second sentence is not "We ask John for a favor" based on the structure of the first one. Thanks.

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    Re: ask nature for advice

    We ask nature (for) advice.
    We ask John (for) a favor.

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    Re: ask nature for advice

    Thanks, Soup.

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