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Treat someone to something vs Treat someone with something

treat someone to somethingsupply food, entertainment, etc. at one’s own expense to a person:

  • He told me that I was the only one to ever treat him to dinner, aside from his father. Isn’t that sad?

treat someone with something

1. act or behave towards a person in a manner specified:

  • They treated me with a respect that I am still unsure I deserved.

2. = treat someone to something:

  • They treated me with a big steak dinner with all the fixings. It was great!

Note: Neither expression correlates in meaning with the phrase treat someone for somethinggive medical care to a person who has an illness or injury:

  • Women who had been treated for breast cancer faced the risk of a local recurrence.