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    Does this "lie" connect to "that you were a fine gardener"? I mean "lie" and "told" both have "that you were a find gardener" as a object?

    10)"What's wrong, Francisco?”Grandpa asked. "We left the weeds and took out the plants. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener," said Francisco. "We should not lie to get work. We will come back tomorrow to do the work again. Tell him," Grandpa said.

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    Default Re: lied and told him that you were

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Does this "lie" connect to "that you were a fine gardener"? I mean "lie" and "told" both have "that you were a find gardener" as a object?

    10)"What's wrong, Francisco?”Grandpa asked. "We left the weeds and took out the plants. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener," said Francisco. "We should not lie to get work. We will come back tomorrow to do the work again. Tell him," Grandpa said.
    Semantically. yes. Grammatically, "that you were a fine gardener" is the object of "told".

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