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    #1

    The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Begin with ( we)

    I suggest

    we are asked to meet the teacher.

    Does it work?

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Begin with ( we)

    I suggest

    we are asked to meet the teacher.

    Does it work?

    Thanks in advance.
    Yes, it works.

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    #3

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Thank you so much

    Is there any structure can be used instead of (want) as we use( possess) instead of ( have) in the passive form?

    Thanks again.

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    #4

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    /A learner/

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    Thank you so much

    Are there any other structures which/that can be used instead of these above? [(want) as we use( possess) instead of ( have) in the passive form?]

    Thanks again.
    Maybe a pseudo passive form could work as well.

    The teacher wants to have us met during the break.
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    #5

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
    /A learner/



    Maybe a pseudo passive form could work as well.

    The teacher wants to have us met during the break.

    You didn't read my post well.Begin with (we).

    You sentence doesn't give the same meaning as mine.Read it again.

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    #6

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    You didn't read my post well.Begin with (we).

    You sentence doesn't give the same meaning as mine.Read it again.
    Please tell your question again but not this way below
    "instead of (want) as we use( possess) instead of ( have) in the passive form?"

    Thanks

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    #7

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    we are asked to meet the teacher.

    Does it work?
    Almost. 'We are asked to meet the teacher during the break.'

    Rover

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    #8

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    The teacher wants to meet us during the break.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Almost. 'We are asked to meet the teacher during the break.'Rover
    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    I think this sentence works in some cases.
    We are playing game. Teacher is watching on us.
    I say to you

    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    Is this OK?

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    #9

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    I think this sentence works in some cases.
    We are playing game. Teacher is watching on us.
    I say to you

    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    Is this OK?
    No, that doesn't work. We can be "wanted by someone", we can't be "wanted to be". You could say "We are wanted by the teacher during the break", but I find it a bit clumsy.

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    #10

    Re: The teacher wants to meet us during the break.

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    I think this sentence works in some cases.
    We are playing a game. Teacher is watching on us.
    I say to you

    We are wanted to be met during the break.

    Is this OK?
    No.

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