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    #1

    know him to have been here

    1)"I know him to have been here."

    I would say 2)"I know he's been here." Correct?
    Last edited by ostap77; 21-Oct-2010 at 11:01.

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    #2

    Re: know him to have been here

    Correct.

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    #3

    Re: know him to have been here

    Quote Originally Posted by jamiep View Post
    Correct.
    The first sentence is formal,whereas the second one is colloquial?

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