I'm curious. Please answer this simple question.
How do the following sentences sound to you?
- We transferred the money to Kim.
- We transferred Kim the money.
Good? Bad? Not sure?
Arnold Zwicky just used them in a post and gave a grammaticality judgment that I don't completely agree with.
most speakerswould judge the sentences.
Please answer the poll question on the left sidebar and leave any comments below if you have them. My thanks.
…the following sentences above…Ha! I can't edit it because people have answered the poll. *sigh*]