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    Re: I asked that they should always be on time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    *** NOT A TEACHER ***

    I think that in the second sentence, we need the full infinitive form. However, it is parallel construction with to be in which case the word to can be dropped.

    I asked them to always to be on time. Is the previous statement correct?

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    Re: I asked that they should always be on time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    I asked them to always to be on time. Is the previous statement correct?
    NO

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