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    Question request for?

    Hi,


    Do I need the word "for" in this sentence?

    I'd like to request the following materials.

    OR

    I'd like to request FOR the following materials.


    Thank you.

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    Re: request for?

    http://www.learnersdictionary.com/search/request

    to request SOMETHING
    to request TO DO SOMETHING

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    Re: request for?

    Quote Originally Posted by MYE_SUYAT View Post
    Hi,


    Do I need the word "for" in this sentence?

    I'd like to request the following materials.

    OR

    I'd like to request FOR the following materials.


    Thank you.
    No, you don't need "for" after "request" when it's used as a verb. Your first sentence is correct.

    However, if you use "request" as a noun, then you would need "for".

    I would like to make a request for the following materials...

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