Posted by **rfvv** on Friday, December 11, 2009 at 2:37am.

1. He begged me a book.

2. He begged a book of me.

3. He inquired me a question.

4. He inguired a question of me.

5. He required me a pen.

6. He required a pen of me.

7. He demanded me a notebook.

8. He demanded a notebook of me.

(Are the pairs all grammatical? The first ones are pattern four sentences, and the second ones are pattern three sentences. Is each pair interchangable? Is each pair grammatical? )

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**Writeacher**, Friday, December 11, 2009 at 7:48am
Only 2, 4, 6, and 8 are correct. The verbs *beg, inquire, require,* and *demand* do not take indirect objects; therefore, 1, 3, 5, and 7 are incorrect.

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