[Grammar] what is the basic difference between for me and to me?

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what is the basic difference between for me and to me
 

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What is the basic difference between 'for me' and 'to me'?

As you are an English teacher, students would expect you to use standard capitalisation and punctuation.

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Yes, it depends on context. But in general, as I know, 'to' is connected with motion or direction,it is used more after verbs ('COME to me'). 'For me' has the different meaning - it is 'a present for ME', ' it's not interesting for ME', so 'for' refers to an object.
 

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Welcome to the forums, Celestial.

Please read this extract from the Posting Guidelines:

You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.


Additionally, when a moderator has asked a poster for context, please wait for such context to be given.

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