V to n that
The verb is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with to, and a that-clause. The prepositional phrase indicates the person who is addressed, or the person to whom a fact is demonstrated.
admit announce boast brag comment complain confess confide declare demonstrate disclose explain grumble hint indicate intimate mention pray prove recommend remark repeat report reveal say show signal stress submit suggest swear whisper write (not) let on point out
David admitted to the clerk that he had been at the scene and had lent the other youth a knife to get into cars.
You will have to demonstrate to the court that the repairs are reasonably necessary to preserve your property.