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I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble.

Unread postby GBShaw » 07 May 2013, 07:56

Two sentences:

1. I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble.
2. I hope we're not putting too much trouble to you.

Which is the correct sentence? Thank you very much.
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Re: I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble.

Unread postby xiphiasatsi » 08 May 2013, 08:27

The correct sentence is

I hope we're not putting too much trouble on you.
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Re: I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble.

Unread postby GBShaw » 10 May 2013, 05:20

Thanks.
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Re: I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble.

Unread postby GrahamH » 21 Mar 2014, 14:15

I'm sorry xiphiasatsi - no one ever says "I hope we're not putting too much trouble on you". Any native English speaker would instinctively say "I hope we're not putting you to too much trouble".
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