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    Lightbulb Use of inclined to

    Are the following sentences using 'inclined to' make sense?


    1. I didn't have any other choice. I saw if I am not following him I am going to die. I was totally inclined to
    give him whatever he wanted.


    2. His personality is so good that you will be inclined to give him the job once you meet him.


    3. You will be inclined to fall in love once you meet her.


    4. I am sure he would be inclined to invite you to his home if you told him
    that you are my close friend.

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    Default Re: Use of inclined to

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Are the following sentences using 'inclined to' make sense?


    1. I didn't have any other choice. I saw if I am not following him I am going to die. I was totally inclined to
    give him whatever he wanted.


    2. His personality is so good that you will be inclined to give him the job once you meet him.


    3. You will be inclined to fall in love once you meet her.


    4. I am sure he would be inclined to invite you to his home if you told him
    that you are my close friend.
    #2 is about OK.

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    Default Re: Use of inclined to

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Are the following sentences using 'inclined to' make sense?


    1. I didn't have any other choice. I saw if I am not following him I am going to die. I was totally inclined to
    give him whatever he wanted.


    2. His personality is so good that you will be inclined to give him the job once you meet him.


    3. You will be inclined to fall in love once you meet her.


    4. I am sure he would be inclined to invite you to his home if you told him
    that you are my close friend.
    In addition to #2, I find #4 to be acceptable.

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    Default Re: Use of inclined to

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In addition to #2, I find #4 to be acceptable.
    Do you mean sentence 1 and 3 are not correct use of 'inclined to' ?

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    Default Re: Use of inclined to

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Do you mean sentence 1 and 3 are not correct use of 'inclined to' ?
    They are not natural for me. I would not use "inclined" in the contexts of falling in love or fear of death.

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