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    #1

    #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.

    Hi teachers.
    Would you please look at my sentences? I want you to tell me whether which one is correct.

    #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.
    #2. I don't want others see my pictures.
    #3. I don't want others seeing my pictures.

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    #2

    Re: #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Hi teachers.
    Would you please look at my sentences? I want you to tell me whether which one is correct.

    #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.
    #2. I don't want others see my pictures.
    #3. I don't want others seeing my pictures.
    #1 and #3 are correct.

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    #3

    Re: #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.

    Great. I used to use the all three. Now I am convinced. One more same question.
    "I don't like others seeing my pictures" I know this is correct. How about this: "I don't like others to see my pictures."? Because it is the same as the case above. I only have changed the verb; Want > like.

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    #4

    Re: #1. I don't want others to see my pictures.

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Great. I used to use the all three. Now I am convinced. One more same question.
    "I don't like others seeing my pictures" I know this is correct. How about this: "I don't like others to see my pictures."? Because it is the same as the case above. I only have changed the verb; Want > like.
    That's fine.

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