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    Default Decide what to do and where to go

    Hi !

    I saw this sentences in my English book. 'Decide what to do and where to go.'

    And If i do this sentence myself, i used to do like this 'Decide what you do and where you go to.

    So what is the difference ? Is my version false ? or same meaning ?

    Thank you in advance for help.

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    This is an imperative sentence. It tells you to do something.

    'Decide 1) what to do and 2) where to go.

    The subject of the sentence is (you)


    (you) / decide /

    (not a teacher)

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by ketcapov View Post
    Hi !

    I saw this sentences in my English book. 'Decide what to do and where to go.'

    And If i do this sentence myself, i used to do like this 'Decide what you do and where you go to.

    So what is the difference ? Is my version false ? or same meaning ?

    Thank you in advance for help.
    It has the same meaning. You can also say, "Decide what it is that you are going to do and where it is that you're going to go." Or "Decide what you want to do and where you want to go."
    This is imperative, as you know. There's an implied "You" at the beginning. "[You] decide what to do ..."

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by ketcapov View Post
    I saw this sentences in my English book. 'Decide what to do and where to go.'

    And If I change this sentence myself, i used to do like this: 'Decide what you do and where you go to'.

    What is the difference? Is my version false wrong or has it the same meaning?
    Always capitalise 'I' and don't leave a space before a question mark.

    Rover

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Always capitalise 'I' and don't leave a space before a question mark.

    Rover
    Is used to do wrong? Why? Is it about if clause?
    Last edited by ketcapov; 15-Sep-2013 at 15:03.

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It has the same meaning. You can also say, "Decide what it is that you are going to do and where it is that you're going to go." Or "Decide what you want to do and where you want to go."
    This is imperative, as you know. There's an implied "You" at the beginning. "[You] decide what to do ..."
    Raymott, I am confused by your answer. Are you saying that the OP's version is correct?

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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Raymott, I am confused by your answer. Are you saying that the OP's version is correct?
    Ah, let me reassess it. Yes, it could be correct. But I was wrong in saying it had the same meaning. Of course, it's not very natural.
    "Decide what you do and where you go to." This could mean "Decide what you need to do for this task and where you need to go to." But it doesn't read as well as it did when I posted last. :)


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    Default Re: Decide what to do and where to go

    Quote Originally Posted by ketcapov View Post
    Is 'used to do​' wrong ? Why ? Is it about if clause ?
    Please reread what I wrote about spaces and question marks, then use the Edit Post button to correct your text, followed by Save.

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