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Sentence: "The report submitted by SEC to a US judge is negative to/on Raj Rajaratnam"

My question: Which preposition, "to", "on" or another one, would be appropriate before the name Raj Rajaratnam ?

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Hi,

Sentence: "The report submitted by SEC to a US judge is negative to/on Raj Rajaratnam"

My question: Which preposition, "to", "on" or another one, would be appropriate before the name Raj Rajaratnam ?

I would say 'negative about . . ', or perhaps 'negative towards . . '.

Clive
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CliveI would say 'negative about . . ', or perhaps 'negative towards . . '.

Hi Clive,

I still feel "the report is neagative about Raj" sounds strange. But I'm not sure about it.

Is "the report is harmful to Raj" more likely? Or

"the report has negative effects on Raj."

Thanks folks Emotion: smile Doubt cleared. The idea of using "towards" initally came in my mind but I rejected in favor of "to" and "on".Emotion: big smile
Hi,

Harmful - something that causes harm.

Now consider this.

If I write a report that says negative things about Raj but nobody reads my report, it is negative but not harmful.

Clive
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I see. Thank you very much.