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    Default No matter what

    "No mater what you say, I won't believe you."
    Why is the following sentence ungrammatical?
    "I'll eat no matter what you give me."
    Thanks for advice.

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    Default Re: No matter what

    Quote Originally Posted by albertino View Post
    "No mater what you say, I won't believe you."
    Why is the following sentence ungrammatical?
    "I'll eat no matter what you give me."
    Thanks for advice.
    because you'd need a relative clause here/ an indefinite pronoun like
    whatever
    I'll eat whatever(=anything/it doesn't matter what exactly) you give me.

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