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    #1

    insert "ed"

    I confused about insert "ed" for this cause

    When I want someone to help me to decide and check the specification I should wirte :

    Please help me to decided whether this data following the specification or not
    Please help me to decide whether this data following the specification or not

    because I want he to finished comparison

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    Re: insert "ed"

    Quote Originally Posted by mooyong View Post
    I confused about insert "ed" for this cause

    When I want someone to help me to decide and check the specification I should wirte :

    Please help me to decided whether this data following the specification or not
    Please help me to decide whether this data following the specification or not

    because I want he to finished comparison
    "Please help me to decide whether this data follows the specification or not".
    "Decided" is the past tense form, here you are asking somebody to help in the present. Also, we would not use "to" directly before a verb in the past tense.

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    Re: insert "ed"



    And even if the "help" was in the past tense, the infinitive wouldn't change:

    They helped me to decide whether this data followed the specification.

    b

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