Grammar Patterns

10 Complement followed by to and a noun group

10 Complement followed by to and a noun group

With verbs meaning 'seem', a prepositional phrase beginning with to is sometimes used after the Complement to indicate or emphasize whose viewpoint you are giving.
These patterns are V adj/n to n and V like n to n.
It sounds crazy to me.
Life seemed a great joke to her.
He didn't look like a fisherman to me.
Sometimes the prepositional phrase beginning with to comes directly after the verb.
This is a situation which seems to me extraordinary.

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