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OP The Charlotte paper had a story that led off:
A Charlotte woman admitted Thursday to stealing another woman's identity and using it to by a Lincoln Continental.
Is the first to in the sentence correct? I would not have put it in there, though if I had written pled guilty instead of admitted I would have used. And if I had said confessed, but I don't think it's correct to add the word to to the verb admit. Any thoughts?
Also, a Continentl? A woman of absolutely no taste! If you are gonna steal steal a real car like a Lamborghini. Speaking of which, a neighbor of mine is bringing his Lambo up from SC next week and has told me I can drive it!!!!!
Entire Thread Subject Posted By Posted Admits or admits to? TEd Remington 05/26/06 06:13 PM Re: Admits or admits to? Aramis 05/26/06 06:40 PM Re: Admits or admits to? wofahulicodoc 05/26/06 06:42 PM Re: Admits or admits to? Faldage 05/26/06 09:50 PM Re: Admits or admits to? wow 05/27/06 02:50 PM Re: Admits or admits to? wsieber 05/27/06 04:43 PM Re: Admits or admits to? Bingley 05/31/06 04:22 AM Re: Admits or admits to? Faldage 05/31/06 08:34 AM
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