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    #1

    sentence structure

    Hello Sir,
    My question is;

    I could not reach the ball to catch it.

    OR

    I could not reach to the ball to catch it.

    which one is correct.

    Thanking you

    Hatim Hussain

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    #2

    Re: sentence structure

    Hi hatimhussain

    As a Brit and mentor, but not a teacher:

    "I could not reach the ball to catch it." This works for me.
    "I could not reach to the ball to catch it." Doesn't.

    Regards
    NT

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    #3

    Re: sentence structure

    Hello,

    Thank you very much for your brief explanation about my query. It did help me to confirm my understanding towards the problem. I also thought in the same way.

    Hatim Hussain

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