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    Default You look tired/to be tired.

    1. You look tired.

    2. You look to be tired.


    I wonder if sentence 2 is grammatical.

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    Default Re: You look tired/to be tired.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. You look tired.

    2. You look to be tired.


    I wonder if sentence 2 is grammatical.
    It is, but it's more complicated and adds nothing in meaning.

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    Default Re: You look tired/to be tired.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It is, but it's more complicated and adds nothing in meaning.
    As well as being archaic and rather awkward.

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