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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    ordered that I stand/stood up

    1. The teacher ordered that I stand up.

    2. The teacher ordered that I stood up.

    Are both sentences correct? I think so.

    Many thanks in advance.

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    Re: ordered that I stand/stood up

    Try:
    The teacher ordered me to stand up.

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    Re: ordered that I stand/stood up

    Many thanks, RonBee.

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    Re: ordered that I stand/stood up

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    1. The teacher ordered that I stand up.

    2. The teacher ordered that I stood up.

    Are both sentences correct? I think so.

    Many thanks in advance.
    1. is correct. It means roughly what Ron said.
    2. is not correct.

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    Re: ordered that I stand/stood up

    Thanks, Raymott.

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