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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Is this sentence correct:
    1-We signed a contract with them for them to build us a house.

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    Is this sentence correct:
    1-We signed a contract with them for them to build us a house.
    Sounds okay to my North American ears. Mind you, the added "for them" seems somewhat superfluous since 'them' and 'them' are coreferent:

    We signed a contract with them to build us a house.

    All the best,

    Cas

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    I agree with Cas, and I have British ears!
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