Is the following grammatical?
Should I send the letter to her?
If it is, then how come that send can also be used without to?
Should I send her the letter?
What about the use of send in a sentence like "It sent her mad"?
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In some languages, the noun denoting the 'recipient' of something is frequently in the dative case.
In English, the 'recipient' can be shown in two ways:
As an indirect object, usually preceding the direct object: He sent/gave me the letter;
Following the preposition 'to' following the direct object: He sent/gave the letter to me.
Some pronoun/pronoun and pronoun nouns are less commonly used than others.
I gave John the letter. I gave the letter to John.
I gave him the letter. I gave the letter to him.
I gave it to John.
I gave it to him.
I gave John it.
I gave him it.