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    "He was never a team-player. His motives were totally mercenary."

    Can I use it to say that he didn't care about other people but get money?
    Last edited by ostap77; 26-Mar-2011 at 21:44.

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    Re: mercenary

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "He was never a team-player. His motives were totally mercenary."

    Can I use it to say that he didn't care about anything other than to get money?
    Yes.

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    Re: mercenary

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes.
    Would my sentence sound OK, after being corrected? If not, how could I use a bare infinitive in it?

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