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  1. Hi Willis, I have a question for you.
  2. Hi Willis, I have a question with you.

What is the difference?

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    The first one is perfectly straightforward - I have a question I want to ask Willis. But I am struggling to understand what the second one means. Perhaps I left a written question with him/her two weeks ago, and I still haven't had a reply. – WS2 Feb 6 '15 at 23:20
  • Thanks WS2. Your comment makes sense and answered my question. – Merin Nakarmi Feb 6 '15 at 23:35
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Simply put, the second one is ambiguous, incomplete or incorrect. The first one is by far the only acceptable of the two.

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