-3

enter image description here The 7th question. I wonder what preposition to use with 'to give'

7
  • We need specifics. Are there choices that you can use? What do you think the answer is? Why do you think that?
    – Kman3
    Commented Jun 24, 2018 at 21:20
  • I can't find the rule but my choices are: 'given me up on my children' or 'given me to my children'. Does at least one of them sound natural ?
    – Gogehat
    Commented Jun 24, 2018 at 21:24
  • Please edit your question, adding these details as well as any others you have.
    – Kman3
    Commented Jun 24, 2018 at 21:26
  • 1
    Deleting your question immediately after you receive an answer is forbidden. Please type the question. Do not include an image.
    – Em.
    Commented Jun 24, 2018 at 21:29
  • 1
    @Em.: Including an image is fine, as long as it's not just a picture of text. But it does need to be described with text as best as possible, or in this case, replaced with a plain text transcription. Commented Jun 25, 2018 at 0:04

1 Answer 1

1

With the given information, "given me [to] my children" is the most natural fit. "Given me [up] on my children" doesn't make sense.

Perhaps your assignment meant to read, "God has given my children to me". Regardless, I'd use "to" as the preposition for that phrase. Hope that helps!

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .