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    could not be vs could not to be

    "Although the group that walked out represented only a tenth of the Chicano student body at West, and 6 percent of the school's total population, their message could not to be quieted."

    Why is it "could not to be" not "could not be"?

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    Re: could not be vs could not to be

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Although the group that walked out represented only a tenth of the Chicano student body at West, and 6 percent of the school's total population, their message could not to be quieted."

    Why is it "could not to be" not "could not be"?
    It's wrong.

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    Re: could not be vs could not to be

    It's an extract from Denver Post. It's probably not have been proofread properly, right?

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    Re: could not be vs could not to be

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    It's an extract from Denver Post. It's probably not have been proofread properly, right?
    Yes, they probably didn't proofread it properly.

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