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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    Similarly "My parents made me to promise to write them once a week"

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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    Yes, it should be "My parents made me promise ...". Note that in BrE, it would go on to say "... to write to them once a week". In AmE, that "to" before "them" can be omitted.

    NOTE: This post has been edited after my typo was pointed out. I have amended it to avoid confusion.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 08-Apr-2014 at 10:20. Reason: Typo correction - thanks to tzfujimino
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forums, faisaljan.


    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'
    I have posted other threads as well. If I failed to give a suitable title then please guide me.

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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    Your other threads had good titles.

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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In AmE, that "to" before "write" can be omitted.
    I'm sure you meant "In AmE, that "to" before "them" can be omitted."

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    Default Re: Which one is correct?

    You are absolutely right. To avoid confusion, I have edited that reply and explained my edit.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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