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    #1

    ''explain me''

    Hi,
    I saw this expression in another topic in this forum. The teacher was warning about the difference between it and ''explain it to me''. I wonder if the connotation here would be "analyze me" (an activity that a psychologist would normally do, for example).
    Also, I wonder if there is a rule to help the students know when a verb demands (or not) a preposition after it and before the pronoun, please. For example, is it teaches me or teaches to me?
    Thanks.
    Last edited by jctgf; 01-Jan-2009 at 16:30.

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    Re: ''explain me''

    For the first one, yes, it would be like saying analyze me.

    The second one is a little harder to answer, but the expression is teach me (something). You could also say, teach it to me.


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    Re: ''explain me''

    thanks.
    have a great New Year!!

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