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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Suggest in this example

    Hello,

    I have a question that came up in the book Market Leader Advanced.
    The sentence goes:

    I suggest Rachel ______ with the first item.

    The answer in the teacher's book says:
    I suggest Rachel kicks off with the first item.


    I wanted to ask if it is correct or if it should be infinitive? Or gerund? Is there a 'that' missing?

    Thank you for the help!

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    Re: Suggest in this example

    I​t's correct. You could add "that" before "Rachel" but it's not obligatory.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Suggest in this example

    The subjunctive 'kick' is also possible, but not very common in BrE.

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    Re: Suggest in this example

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    The subjunctive 'kick' is also possible, but not very common in BrE.
    That would be common in AmE.

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