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The Pattern “furnish something to somebody” is valid?

I would like to ask whether the pattern below using the verb furnish with the preposition to in front of a person, highlighted in bold, is correct and natural. She was able to furnish the details ...
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Is this pattern correct “to cut wood into logs”

Is "to cut wood into logs" correct? If yes, how natural is it? Woodcutters cut forest trees into logs.
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Two objects vs. Object+Prepositional phrase and “request you to” vs. “request that”

We request you to kindly send us the feedback Two objects: The verb "send" in it has two objects, "us" - Indirect object" & "the feedback" - Direct object We request you to kindly send the ...
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Using the “Offer” verb

In a test I had earlier, there was a rewrite section where there was this sentence : John told Gary he would wash his car Here is my rewrite : John offered his help in washing the car for Gary ...
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Missing 'us' in “The knowledge enables to determine…”

I have seen in at least two academic contexts sentences such as The knowledge enables to determine... I would instead write The knowledge enables us to determine... Since English is, in all of ...