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    raised him to

    1-His parents raised him to become a great man.
    Does this imply that they intended for him to become a great man?

    Could one say:
    2-His parents raised him to become a thief.
    (I am assuming that they did not want him to become a thief.)

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    Re: raised him to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    1-His parents raised him to become a great man.
    Does this imply that they intended for him to become a great man? Yes.

    Could one say:
    2-His parents raised him to become a thief.
    (I am assuming that they did not want him to become a thief.) It implies that they intended that he should become a thief.
    Bhai.

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    Re: raised him to

    Thanks a lot.

    Are these correct:

    a-I found love to lose it again.
    b-I found love only to lose it again.

    (Again there is no intention involved.)

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    Re: raised him to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Thanks a lot.

    Are these correct:

    a-I found love to lose it again.
    b-I found love only to lose it again.

    (Again there is no intention involved.)
    I think b is much better, a is ambiguous.

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