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blacknomi

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Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."
 
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blacknomi said:
Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."

Men or women can walk each other home.

Correct usage: "I will walk home with you." or "Peter: I will walk you home." or Mary: "How about if I walk you home?"
 

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I agree with Pammy- there's no reason why a woman can't walk a man somewhere. Maybe fifty years ago things were different. :lol:

BTW- Hi, Pammy, and welcome. :hi:
 

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PammyLorel said:
blacknomi said:
Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."

Men or women can walk each other home.

Correct usage: "I will walk home with you." or "Peter: I will walk you home." or Mary: "How about if I walk you home?"

:hi: Pammy
Thank you very much indeed. A teacher from LA said so. But I understand now. Thanks and welcome. This is a nice and quality forum! (Hooray!)
 

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blacknomi said:
Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."

Historically, it has been far more common for a man to walk a woman home. This was an issue of safety and courtesy. The courtesy part has been evened out somewhat by the woman's movement, but safety concerns are still present. In my opinion, it is still far more common for a man to walk a woman home.
 

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MikeNewYork said:
blacknomi said:
Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."

Historically, it has been far more common for a man to walk a woman home. This was an issue of safety and courtesy. The courtesy part has been evened out somewhat by the woman's movement, but safety concerns are still present. In my opinion, it is still far more common for a man to walk a woman home.

:oops: :oops: Sometimes I drive a man home. :oops: :oops:
 

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blacknomi said:
MikeNewYork said:
blacknomi said:
Peter: I walk you home.
Mary: No, I'm fine. How about I walk you home?



1.My English teacher said "walk you home" is used by male, not female. Why can't Mary walk Peter home? :?:


2.Instead, he suggests me use "walk home with you."

Historically, it has been far more common for a man to walk a woman home. This was an issue of safety and courtesy. The courtesy part has been evened out somewhat by the woman's movement, but safety concerns are still present. In my opinion, it is still far more common for a man to walk a woman home.

:oops: :oops: Sometimes I drive a man home. :oops: :oops:

That's fine. That often makes sense. There are few safety issues there. :wink:
 
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