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Please remind me of that later.
Please remind me that later.
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They're searching the ball.
They're searching for the ball.

In search of: The wolf goes in search of sheep. To search someone or something (without the for) means to look in one's pockets or house: The policeman searched the man and his house.

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Who is knocking at the door?
Who is knocking the door?
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My friend shared his book with me.
My friend shared me his book.
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He pointed to the map on the wall.
He pointed the map on the wall.
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He pointed at the map on the wall.

Also point out: He pointed out the boy who did it. To point (without any preposition) means to direct: Don't point the gun this way.

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