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do me a favor #1 (permalink) Wed Apr 10, 2013 20:38 pm   do me a favor
 

Hello everyone.

Can you do me a favor in/with this matter?

Which preposition is right here to use?
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do me a favor #2 (permalink) Wed Apr 10, 2013 20:49 pm   do me a favor
 

Can you do me a favour regarding this matter?
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do me a favor #3 (permalink) Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:50 am   do me a favor
 

Beeesneees,
1. Can you do me a favour in this matter?
Is it wrong?
Can I say?:
"Can you do me a favour on this matter?"
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do me a favor #4 (permalink) Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:38 am   do me a favor
 

I wouldn't use either. They don't sound natural.
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do me a favor #5 (permalink) Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:29 am   do me a favor
 

Beeesneees,
1. You can do me a favour by giving me your car.
2. Raman did me a favour by helping (to do) my homework.
Are these sentences OK?
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do me a favor #6 (permalink) Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:27 am   do me a favor
 

1 - yes
2 - Raman did me a favour by helping me to do my homework. /Raman did me a favour by helping (me) with my homework.
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