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    Question Which preposition should go with reply?

    Hi teachers!
    Which preposition should go with the verb "reply"? Can we say reply me/him/her etc.? Please provide a few examples.
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    Smile Re: Which preposition should go with reply?

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    to me, to him, with thanks, on time

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    Question Re: Which preposition should go with reply?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shakespeare's brother View Post
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    to me, to him, with thanks, on time
    Could you please use it in a few sentences? It'll be easy for me to understand then.
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    Smile Re: Which preposition should go with reply?

    Please reply to me with reference to the job application.

    You had best reply to him rather than me; he knows more about it.

    I'd like to reply with thanks to your knid offer.

    You had better reply on time otherwise you'll miss yoru chance.

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