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    Default 'I suggested him go to see a dentist'

    Is this following sentence grammartically right?
    'I suggested him go to see a dentist'
    Is 'I suggested that he (should) went to see a dentist' better?
    If the aboves are not natural, please offer me any better ones.
    Thanks so much.

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    Default Re: 'I suggested him go to see a dentist'

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    Neither of those sentences are correct. Here's how it should be written:
    "I suggested (that) he (should) go see a dentist."

    The words in parentheses are optional.

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    Default Re: 'I suggested him go to see a dentist'

    "I suggested that he went to see a dentist" is OK in BrE, as is "I suggested (that) he (should) go to see a dentist."

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    Default Re: 'I suggested him go to see a dentist'

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    Now that I'm saying you're second sentence aloud to myself
    I realize that it's fine. I guess it's just not the way that comes most
    naturally to me.

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    Default Re: 'I suggested him go to see a dentist'

    You can also say, 'I suggested that he (should) go and see a dentist'.
    "go see" and other "go verb" contructions are AmE.


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