Respond or respond to

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In the following example the writer of the sentence is responding to the e-mail received.

 

Please accept my apology for the delay in responding or

 

Please accept my apology for the delay in responding TO.

 

Which of these two sentences is correct?

 

Ema 

asked Mar 12 '13 at 12:32 Ema Kis New member

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Both of these are correct, but if you use 'to', you should also give this preposition an object.

 

Please accept my apology for the delay in responding.

 

Please accept my apology for the delay in responding to your email.

 

But not:

Please accept my apology for the delay in responding to.

link comment edited Mar 13 '13 at 12:02 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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