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    #1

    Try to speak in English

    Which one is correct?

    Try to speak in English.

    Try to speak English.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Try to speak in English

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Which one is correct?

    Try to speak in English.

    Try to speak English.

    Thanks.
    They're both fine.

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    #3

    Re: Try to speak in English

    Is there any difference between two sentences? (compare word by word).
    I think "speak" in the first sentence is an intransitive verb.
    The "speak" in the second is a transitive verb.
    How do you think about this ?
    Thank you so much !

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