The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom he's doing it for.
There seems to be no way to make this sentence sound right and be grammatical while only changing one word or only changing one word and moving another.

Posters should say where they live, and for which area they are asking questions. I was born and then lived in Western Pa. 10 years
Indianapolis 7 years
Chicago 6 years
Brooklyn, NY 12 years
Baltimore 26 years
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The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom he's doing it for. There seems ... this sentence sound right and be grammatical while only changing one word or only changing one word and moving another.

The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless for whom he's doing it.
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The older brother should not be spying on the younger ... one word or only changing one word and moving another.

The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless for whom he's doing it.

But "regardless" needs an "of" (somewhere).

Ian
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regardless of whom he's doing it for.

"no matter for whom he's doing it."
The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom he's doing it for.

It sounds okay to me. You could make it "for whom he's doing it" to get the preposition and its object adjacent, although "of for" is an uncommon pair.
And thinking of another thread, I'm now thinking about how to diagram that.
There seems to be no way to make this sentence sound right and be grammatical while only changing one word or only changing one word and moving another.

Bill in Kentucky
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I can see the diagram, and I'd happily do it with pencil and paper!
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The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom he's doing it for. There seems ... in Western Pa. 10 years Indianapolis 7 years Chicago 6 years Brooklyn, NY 12 years Baltimore 26 years

The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless for whom he's doing it.
- Avoids the hanging preposition. This might also be acceptable:

The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of for whom he's doing it.
...although this places two prepositions together, technically, the object of "of" is the entire five word clause that follows.
The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom he's doing it for.

It sounds okay to me. You could make it "for whom he's doing it" to get the preposition and its object adjacent, although "of for" is an uncommon pair.

Yeah, exactly. I guess from my pov, Glenn wins, even though he violated my rules. You know we have strict punishments for violating my rules, Glenn.
And thinking of another thread, I'm now thinking about how to diagram that.

There seems to be no way to make this sentence ... one word or only changing one word and moving another.

Bill in Kentucky Reverse parts of the user name and ISP name for my e-address

Posters should say where they live, and for which area they are asking questions. I was born and then lived in Western Pa. 10 years
Indianapolis 7 years
Chicago 6 years
Brooklyn, NY 12 years
Baltimore 26 years
violated my rules. You know we have strict punishments for violating

The point is, usually, if you have to ask, "How do I use this expression in thus-and-such context idiomatically?" the answer is, "You don't." As Truly Donovan famously put it, real writers rewrite to avoid the problem. Even poor writers like me can learn that.
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