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"We have come from a different background and this is a mandate the people have given to us to lead the country to peace," Prachanda after his party's surprise victory in the vote. "We'll honour this."

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Hi,
Yes.
Clive
Thanks Clive. One more question. Do you think the same preposition (to) is outright wrong because we know '"give" is an intransitive verb and takes a direct object?
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Hi,
No, 'to' is OK.
Clive
AbilIs the highlighted "to" above can be left out without affecting the meaning?
Just an aside here.
Can Is the highlighted "to" above can be left out without affecting the meaning?
(You can't have both is and can.)
CJ
Thanks Clive.

CJ, it's an inadvertent but terrible mistake. Thanks for pointing it out.
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