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    Question Two sentences

    1. "Some people seem to be difficult to convince that this thing really matters."
    2. "The most important is that one can easily see that one not necessarily has to have all of this to obtain such an amazing result."

    Are these two sentences correct?

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    1. "Some people seem to be difficult to convince that this thing really matters."
    2. "The most important is that one can easily see that one not necessarily has to have all of this to obtain such an amazing result."

    Are these two sentences correct?

    Thanks,
    Nyggus
    Both are wrong.

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    Question Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    Both are wrong.
    OK, but it doesn't help me at all. What is wrong with them?

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    1. "Some people seem to be difficult to convince that this thing really matters."
    2. "The most important is that one can easily see that one not necessarily has to have all of this to obtain such an amazing result."
    Are these two sentences correct?
    Thanks,
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    1 to be convinced

    2important thing is ... one does not

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    1 to be convinced
    2important thing is ... one does not
    Thanks, Svartnik.

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    Thanks, Svartnik.
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    my pleasure

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    1 to be convinced

    2important thing is ... one does not
    These sentences can be grammatically correct but they sound rather strange to my ear.

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    Question Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    1 to be convinced
    2important thing is ... one does not
    Would you then say, "They are difficult to convince" OR "They are difficult to be convinced"? (The first is correct, I think.) So, is this "they seem to be difficult to convince" really incorrect?

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    Default Re: Two sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    Would you then say, "They are difficult to convince" OR "They are difficult to be convinced"? (The first is correct, I think.) So, is this "they seem to be difficult to convince" really incorrect?

    Nyggus
    Take it from a native speaker: "They seem to be difficult to convince" really is correct; and "They seem to be difficult to be convinced" really is incorrect.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Take it from a native speaker: "They seem to be difficult to convince" really is correct; and "They seem to be difficult to be convinced" really is incorrect.

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    BobK, I take with with great pleasure, as I thought it was like that! Thanks: now, at last, I will be able to sleep easily !

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