Using 'partner' as a verb
Which of the following is the right way to use 'partner' as a verb? Does it require the preposition 'with'?
1. We partner Sony to deliver entertainment to our Japanese users.
2. We partner with Sony to deliver entertainment to our Japanese users.
3. <<Something else>>
What is the grammar principle that one needs to know to make the right choice in this case?
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