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I would like you to correct if 'send me it' is grammatically correct

  • Personally, I'd be quite happy with Can you send it me as soon as possible?, but then again I'm happy with Can you open me the door, please? which might not suit everyone. – FumbleFingers Sep 18 '17 at 17:23
  • Related: send it me – Andrew Leach Sep 18 '17 at 17:24
  • I appreciate that you have answered my query. And I have a suggestion on the example that you have provided. I don't think, send it me would be appropriate to use. – Arun Rajachandar R Sep 18 '17 at 17:26
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    "Send me it" sounds wrong, but "send me the print-out" (e.g.,) is completely okay. – Xanne Sep 18 '17 at 18:24
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"Send it to me" is correct and more commonly used. Although "send me it" is grammatically correct, it's not commonly used in formal writing.

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    General directions are often given, like "send it here" or "send it there." But with explicit recipients, we normally say "sent it to me" or "send it to her." – Davo Sep 18 '17 at 17:31
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    We avoid pairs of personal pronouns, but other pro-forms are allowed: Send me that. Send me those. *Send me them. – AmI Sep 18 '17 at 19:23
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According to Wikipedia (and my own sensibility),

in some dialects the former [using two objects sequentially with no preposition, as in "He gave me the ball"] is considered ungrammatical, or at least unnatural-sounding, when both objects are pronouns (as in "He gave me it").
- from Wikipedia's "Ditransitive Verb" page

So, if you want to avoid the possibility that some reader will believe that you have made a mistake, or that the usage will "stick out" and break the reader's flow, you should stick with Send it to me, which uses the form that the same page mentions "is grammatically correct in every case".

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