Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Incorrect omission of prepositions

Pay for a thing, not pay a thing.
Don’t say: How much did you pay the book?
ΓΌ  Say: How much did you pay for the book?

Note: A person can pay another person. He/she can also pay a bill, an account, or a subscription. He/she pays for a thing that he/she buys.

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