sell [something] to

[code]Harley is a person in Pawn Shop.

Selling is an action applying to one visible thing.

Understand “sell [something] to” as selling.

Check selling something to Harley:
if noun is guitar:
say “Got pleny o[’] guitars already.[line break]
Harley still eyes you expectantly.”;
stop the action;
if noun is leather case:
say “Got plenty o’ guitar cases.”;
stop the action;
if noun is pick guard:
say “Harley smiles at you broadly. [’]Give ya fifty bucks,’ he says.”;
now player has fifty dollars;
continue the action.[/code]

Error message:

Problem. You wrote ‘Check selling something to Harley’ , which seems to introduce a rule taking effect only if the action is ‘selling something to Harley’. But that did not make sense as a description of an action. I am unable to place this rule into any rulebook.

Try this:

[code]Selling it to is an action applying to two visible things.

Understand “sell [something] to [someone]” as selling it to.[/code]

It compiles. Thanks.