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# Native of vs Native to

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19 Sep 2006, 12:17
Can some one please explain the correct use of both?

Native of

Native to
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19 Sep 2006, 12:28
bhalla.sumant wrote:
Can some one please explain the correct use of both?

Native of

Native to

I'm a native of Britain

I'm native to Britain
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19 Sep 2006, 12:47

They are natives of Britain or They are native to Britain.
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19 Sep 2006, 12:52
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bhalla.sumant wrote:

They are natives of Britain or They are native to Britain.

They are both fine.

when using native as a noun, it is native of

on the other hand, when using as an adj, it is native to.

for example,

They are natives of Britain. natives = noun, therefore, "of" follows.

They are native to Britain. native = adjective, therefore, "to" follows.
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# Native of vs Native to

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