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    Is my second sentence correct?

    The second solution is that the man bring her hands out.

    The second solution is the man brings her hands out.


    Thank you for your response.

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    Default Re: bring

    Neither sentence is correct.

    I've no idea what you mean.

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    Sorry , for mistakes. I meant ''handouts''.

    The second solution is that the man bring her handouts.

    The second solution is the man brings her handouts.

    Could you please tell me which one is correct?

    Thank you so much.

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    Default Re: bring

    The man "brings" but not "bring," unless you are very educated and frequently use a now-almost-dead subjunctive. Overall, I have to say that yes, they are both correct. But slightly obscure.

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    Default Re: bring

    The man suggests that she talk to the professor for an extension.
    The second suggestion is that the woman talk to professor for an extension.
    The second suggestion is to talk to professor for an extension.

    However, if I say ''The second suggestion is the woman talks to the professor for an extension.'' it is wrong, because I omited ''that''.
    If I asked, because I record my voice, so I hoped my answer would be correct.

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    Default Re: bring

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    1. The man suggests that she talk to the professor (for) about an extension.
    2. The second suggestion is that the woman talk to the professor for an extension.
    3. The second suggestion is to talk to the professor for an extension.

    However, if I say 4. ''The second suggestion is the woman talks to the professor for an extension.'' it is wrong, because I omitted ''that''.
    It is not wrong, though I prefer it with 'that'.
    in sentences 1,2 and 4 it is possible to use either talks or talk. As konungursvia suggested, the indicative talks is more natural 'unless you are very educated and frequently use a now-almost-dead subjunctive'.

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    Default Re: bring

    Thank you so much favejedjon for the explanation. You have cleared up my confusion.

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