To everyone or just everyone

s21d

Senior Member
hindi
Kindly tell me if it is "merry christmas to everyone" or " merry christmas everyone"?
Is using to before everyone or everybody considered incorrect?
 
  • much_rice

    Senior Member
    English - American
    They're both correct. But I would punctuate as follows:

    "Merry Christmas to everyone!"
    "Merry Christmas, everyone!"

    Also: "I wish a merry Christmas to everyone." In this case, you need the word "to" because it's not a direct address (you're not talking directly to "everyone").
     
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