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    #1

    should be vs be sent

    "He suggested that the goods be sent tonight."

    OR

    "He suggested that the goods should be sent tonight."

    Would you say the first or the second one? Which one is more frequently used?

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    Re: should be vs be sent

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "He suggested that the goods be sent tonight."

    OR

    "He suggested that the goods should be sent tonight."

    Would you say the first or the second one? Which one is more frequently used?
    I would use the first one, it's shorter.

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