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    Default The doctor advised me taking/ to take 3 pills a day.

    1. The doctor advised me to take 3 pills a day.

    2. The doctor advised taking 3 pills a day.

    3. The doctor advised my taking 3 pills a day.

    4. The doctor advised me taking 3 pills a day.


    Hi teachers!.

    I wonder if 3 and 4 are grammatical. Of course 1 and 2 are perfect sentences and what if we put 'me' or 'my' before 'taking' as a subject of the gerund?

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    Default Re: The doctor advised me taking/ to take 3 pills a day.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    ... what if we put 'me' or 'my' before 'taking' as a subject of the gerund?
    They become unnatural
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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