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Google Australia advanced search looking for the exact phrase "one of them were" but without the context of the words "if" "not" all but" "twenty" and "thirty" (they only allow six exclusions)) gives 85 hits from the whole world of which many if not most can be excluded for good reasons. The only on...
- Tue Sep 14, 2004 1:21 pm
- Forum: Applied Linguistics
- Topic: Verbs+'to ...' & Verbs+'-ing'
- Replies: 7
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Looking at lists of verbs followed by to --- (or the infinitive if you must) I can't be the only one struck by the "afterwardsness" of the verb after "to". You plan/hope/intend/expect/decide etc and then you act, or not. Think of time from left to right and see that in "When I was a boy I wanted to ...