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    ( I want you to work harder.( correct the mistake)


    I see it fine.


    What about you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    ( I want you to work harder.( correct the mistake)


    I see it fine.


    What about you?
    Not a teacher .
    It's 100% correct !

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    I agree with you.

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    Default Re: correct the mistake

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    ( I want you to work harder.( correct the mistake)


    I see it fine.


    What about you?
    Yes, agreed. From TOEIC:


    Verb + Object + to-infinitive


    tell, remind, force, enable, teach, order, warn, invite, persuade, get etc.

    • I want you to work harder.


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    Having done a search under the above sentence + 'exam questions', I came across with a similar sentence, and when given the complete example, the mistake becomes evident:

    I want you to work harder (than last term just from the beginning.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    Yes, agreed. From TOEIC:


    Verb + Object + to-infinitive


    tell, remind, force, enable, teach, order, warn, invite, persuade, get etc.

    • I want you to work harder.


    _______________
    Having done a search under the above sentence + 'exam questions', I came across with a similar sentence, and when given the complete example, the mistake becomes evident:
    I want you to work harder (than last term just from the beginning.)
    Why didnīt you stick with your original response?
    I fail to see an error. Itīs certainly reasonable to use "I want you to work harder" as a complete sentence. "You didnīt receive good grades last term. I want you to work harder."

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