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    Hello. I would like to ask you which of these forms is right to say:

    Her mother was disappointed in her behaviour. OR
    Her motherwas disappointed by her behaviour.
    Her mother was disappointed over her behaviour

    Ive liked reading books on History all my life.
    Ive liked to read books on History all my life.
    And if we use the polite form I would like, the following verb has to be into continuous or infinitive form.
    Sincerely

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    Quote Originally Posted by MARAMARA View Post
    Hello. I would like to ask you which of these forms is right to say:

    Her mother was disappointed in her behaviour. OR
    Her motherwas disappointed by her behaviour.
    Her mother was disappointed over her behaviour
    I think you can use any of them.
    Ive liked reading books on history all my life.
    Ive liked to read books on history all my life.
    Use only the first one.

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    Default Re: disappointed

    And if we use the polite form I would like, the following verb has to be into continuous or infinitive form.

    'would like' takes an infinitive (or 'would like' + object + infinitive)

    I would like to travel to Ireland.
    I would like you to phone me as soon as you are back home.

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