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    Default told me to do

    Can one say:

    1-They told me a lot to do.


    (Meaning: They told me to do a lot of things.)

    1 sounds "They gave me a lot to do." but I don't think it is correct.)

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Default Re: told me to do

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:

    1-They told me a lot to do.


    (Meaning: They told me to do a lot of things.)

    1 sounds "They gave me a lot to do." but I don't think it is correct.)

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    It's incorrect.

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    Default Re: told me to do

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:

    1-They told me a lot to do.


    (Meaning: They told me to do a lot of things.)

    1 sounds "They gave me a lot to do." but I don't think it is correct.)

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    They gave me a lot to do.
    They told me to do a lot [of things].
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