[Grammar] Regarding a use of preposition

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Joe333

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Sentence: "How about pledging half of your wealth to/for your poor shareholders?"

My question: What preposition, "to" or "for", would be correct in the sentence ? I think it ought to be preposition "to", but again not sure. Besides that please also tell should I put "s" at the end of word "your" or not?


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Sentence: "How about pledging half of your wealth to/for your poor shareholders?"

My question: What preposition, "to" or "for", would be correct in the sentence ? I think it ought to be preposition "to", but again not sure. Besides that please also tell should I put "s" at the end of word "your" or not?


Regards and thanks :)

The correct preposition here is "to".

You definitely don't need "yours" instead of your. Unlike other languages, we do not make possessive adjectives agree with the singular/plural status of the possession.

"Yours" is used as a possessive prounoun.

Are these your books?
I can see some books. Are they yours?

Is that your hat?
There is a hat on the table. Is it yours?
 
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