I posted the following on Facebook earlier today:
For a moment, I thought that Newsnight had arranged for Zizek to debate Farage.
only for a friend to reply "debate with, surely?".
Is this something I've picked up from American English (I'm British), is either form acceptable or is what I've written just plain wrong?
I've tried a couple of online style guides, but none of them had anything to say on the matter. Thanks!