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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    increase

    Hello again!

    We can say : I want to see this TV repaired by tomorrow.

    Can we say: I want to see my salary increased.?

    Thanks

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    Re: increase

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello again!

    We can say : I want to see this TV repaired by tomorrow.

    Can we say: I want to see my salary increased.?

    Thanks
    Yes, we can.

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    Re: increase

    Thank you bhaisahab.

    Is this sentence correct, then?:

    People are afraid of losing their jobs, that's why they hardly ever try to obtain payrises, even though most of them would like to see their salaries increased.

    (another question: could we say "afraid to lose" instead of "of losing" in this case?).

    Cheers.

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    Re: increase

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello again!

    We can say : I want to see this TV repaired by tomorrow.

    Can we say: I want to see my salary increased.?

    Thanks
    Yes, you can, of course. I'd say " I want to have my TV repaired by tomorrow. So would I say " I want to have my salary raised."

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