English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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"He said that he was resigning to the Press."
Someone said the sentence is an ungrammatical sentence.
Could you explain the reason the sentence is wrong?
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I see nothing ungrammatical here, only a rather unnatural choice of expressions. Better would be 'He TOLD the Press that he was resigning.'