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    Admit

    Hi. Is it obligatory to use "to" when the term "admit" means "to acknoledge, recognize sth. as true or genuine", for example: The defendant admitted TO all of the allegations made by the plaintiff. Is it gramatically incorrect not to use it? thanks in advance?

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    Re: Admit

    It's not always necessary to add "to."

    "I'll admit that I can be strict when it comes to punctuality."

    "Admit it, you never liked my mother."

    "OK, I'll admit that I called him a 'pile of parrot droppings' but that is still no excuse for him to punch me in the face."

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