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    may have+ Object + Complement // may have + Object + Adv P

    We may actually have microchips in our bodies examine / to examine / examined our body pressure, temperature, and heartbeat on a daily basis.



    My grammar book says the answer is examine but I think the answer could be both examine and to examine depending on how to analyze the sentence.

    That is, if we put 'examine', the meaning will be 'let microchips examine our body pressure..'

    If we put 'to examine', the meaning will be 'in order to examine our body pressure'



    Agreed? ^.^;;
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    Re: may have+ Object + Complement // may have + Object + Adv P

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    My grammar book says the answer is 'examine' but I think the answer could be both 'examine' and 'to examine' depending on how to we analyze the sentence.

    That is, if we put 'examine', the meaning will be 'let cause microchips to examine our body pressure..'

    If we put 'to examine', the meaning will be 'in order to examine our body pressure'
    I agree.

    Note that 'let' means 'allow,' which is why I changed it in your sentence.

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