Stephi ステフィー (sjcarpediem) wrote in linguaphiles,
Stephi ステフィー
sjcarpediem
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English grammar nit-pickiness

Grammar brain meltdown == Instant confusion!

Poll #1319264 Sample

Chose one

let me show it to you
153(89.0%)
let me show you it
19(11.0%)


I realize I should know this, but this is a case of a split infinitive, or is it transitivity, or something else? "to show someone something" or "to show something to someone"? They're both correct? That can't be...
Tags: colloquialisms, cultural perceptions, english, english dialects, grammar
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