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    • Join Date: Feb 2006
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    Confusing Phrases..

    Does anybody know where I can find a list of confusing phrases like "angry at vs. angry with" or "talk to vs. talk with"?

    Thank you very much!

    • Join Date: May 2008
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    Re: Confusing Phrases..

    Consider the seperate meaning of the prepostion.

    (in both these this instances) describes some kind of interaction or association.

    Richard is talking with/to John - an interaction involving talking (between Richard and John).

    Richard is angry with John - an anger directed towards/accosiated with John (coming from Richard).

    I am not a teacher.

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