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    Default Keep this room tidy. Keep tidy this room.

    1. Keep this room tidy.

    2. Keep cleaning this room.

    3. Keep tidy this room.


    Sentence 1 is of course grammatical and what about 2 and 3 ?

    Are 2 and 3 grammatical?

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    Default Re: Keep this room tidy. Keep tidy this room.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. Keep this room tidy.

    2. Keep cleaning this room. (but it doesn't mean the same as #1).

    3. Keep tidy this room.


    Sentence 1 is of course grammatical and what about 2 and 3 ?

    Are 2 and 3 grammatical?
    As you can see from the icons above, #3 is not grammatical. #2 is possible but it means "You have started to clean this room and I want you to continue cleaning it" or it means "You have cleaned this room more than once in the past and I wish to you clean it again in the future, more than once".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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