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    2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    Both Robert Frost, through writing poetry, and the teacher, through teaching poetry, want to determine their admirers to observe the world from different perspectives and levels.

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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    This doesn't work for me: determine their admirers to observe the world
    What exactly do you mean by 'determine'?


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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    Would "encourage" work better?

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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    by determine I mean "to teach"

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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    by determine I mean "to teach"
    For me, Anglika's "encourage" works great.

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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    I see your opinions. But is the rest of the sentence correct gramatically??

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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    I see your opinions. But is the rest of the sentence correct gramatically??
    Yes, it is a great sentence (with the proper verb).


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    Re: 2. Is this sentence correct grammatically?

    You must remember, Mad-ox and other ESLs. A sentence can be complete nonsense with no discernible meaning but it still can be perfectly grammatical.

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