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    about sentence formation

    Hello everyone,
    I will love to help you.
    I will love you to help.

    I will like to send you a gift.
    I will like you to send a gift.

    I want to spend some time with you.
    I want you to spend some time.
    Is each group same meaning or any difference in meaning?
    Thank you.

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    Re: about sentence formation

    Only the fifth is natural.
    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    I willwould love to help you. - I will be happy to help you
    I willwould love you to help. - I will be happy if you help me.

    I willwould like to send you a gift. I want to send something to you.
    I willwould like you to send a gift. I want you to send something (to a person not mentioned).

    I want to spend some time with you. I will be happy if I can spend some time with you
    I want you to spend some time. You need to mention want you want the person you are talking to to spend time on.

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    Re: about sentence formation

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Only the fifth is natural.
    He has written me a letter.
    He has written a letter to me. Are they both same meaning?
    Thank you.

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