Lv 5

Why is this sentence wrong?

A. He told them it yesterday.

B. He told them this yesterday.

Why is sentence A incorrect, while sentence B is correct?


4 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    Sentence A is not necessarily incorrect, although it's a bit weird. 

    "There was one fact that they didn't know. He told them it yesterday." 

  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Without the sentence before, one cannot tell because, when each is considered separately, both could be fine.

  • Stacie
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    A. Should read: "He told them about it yesterday." 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It depends.  If he did tell them yesterday than neither is incorrect. If he didn't tell them yesterday than both are wrong

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