Posted by Aske of on December 05, 2004
In Reply to: Ask of posted by Bruce Kahl on December 05, 2004
: : The following sentence was said by an anti-apartheid hero \, Nelson Mandela at the
: : He never *asked of* others what he was not prepared to do.
: : Would anyone tell me waht that mean?
: He never requested that someone do something that he himself would not do or be able to do.
Can the *of* be omitted?