Dear all,

please help me with these sentences.

"You did not confirm me that you are aware of...."

"You did not confirm me being aware of.."

I mean that yesterday you did not confirm something ..

or in the past:

"You did not confirm you were aware of"

"You did not confirm you had been aware of"

Please help me with this I really don´t have idea if these sentences can be correct...

Thanks

Pamela
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You did not confirm with me that you were aware of.." = I mean that yesterday you did not confirm something ..
Usually it's just

You didn't confirm (that) you are aware of..

If you must use "me" than it should be

You didn't confirm to me (that) you are aware of..

and

You didn't confirm (to me) your being aware of ... .

respectively.

The same goes for the past.
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Thanks to both for the replies. Now I´m a bit confused:

1. I have always thought that correct is "to confirm to someone" and not "with someone" what is correct?

2. can this work: you did not confirm being aware if (without "your") It is not natural to me say "your"......

Thanks in advance for any answer

PAMELA
You confirm [the thing you want confirmed] with [the person who needs to know].

If you leave it out, it's assumed to be "confirm with me."

You can confirm the time of your appointment with the receptionist.

Please confirm your understanding of the agreement.
Hi and thanks for replying

Actually I much more confused than before :-(( sorry but I do not get it :-((

Can you try making some examples please?
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Pamela81Can you try making some examples please?
You did not confirm with me that you were aware of our policy concerning returned merchandise.
You did not confirm with me that you were aware of the change in schedule.

You did not confirm with me that you were aware of the new tax that is now required on purchases.

You did not confirm with me that you were aware of the delay in production we have experienced.

You may leave out the words "with me" in every one of the examples above.

CJ
Hi guys,

Broadly speaking, here's how I see the basic dfference.

Tom confirms something to Mary. This suggests that Mary wants Tom to say 'Yes, I agree, that's OK'.

Tom confirms something with Mary. This suggests that Tom wants to check something with Mary, ie he wants her to say 'Yes, that's correct'.

Let's assume Mary is a doctor's secretary.

Mary: I'll make you an appointment for next Monday. Is that OK?

Tom: I think so. I'll check my calendar when I get home and confirm it to you.

Another scenario.

Tom calls Mary.

Tom: Hi Mary, I've forgotten the date of my appointment. I think it's Monday. Can I confirm it with you, please?

Now that I've offered this general explanation. please note that we are often rather casual in our use of prepositions. In addition, there are other ommon ways to say these things.

Clive
Hi CJ and Hi Clive!

now it is very clear the small difference between the two options (to, with). THANKS

To Clive: could you say me what are the different "common" ways to express these things?

Thanks

Pamela
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