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    #1

    You should remember..........for me.

    Hi! I have seen this sentence.
    - You should remember..........for me.
    A. post
    B. posting
    C. to be posting
    D. to have posted

    I choose D. Am I wrong, please?

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    #2

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    None of them leads to an understandable English sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    I can get B to work. The rest are wrong.
    B: "You should remember posting [those letters] for me.

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    #4

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    Letter B is the more appropriate answer.
    You should remember posting for me.

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    #5

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    I agree with Raymott that B would lead to a possible sentence if we added something but "You should remember posting for me" is not grammatical. At the very least, you would need to add "it" or "them" after "posting".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "You should remember posting for me" is not grammatical.
    Sorry, I disagree. An action like posting doesn't need an explicit object to make a sentence grammatical - though I agree there would be an implicit object, since 'post' isn't intransitive.
    "You wash and I'll dry. Can you dry [the dishes] for me?"; "My arm's broken. Can you drive [the car] for me?";
    "Can you cook/clean for me?"
    B is possible in this way; the others aren't, except perhaps C "to be posting", where again, there would be an implied object. But C is a far less likely sentence, making B the only reasonable answer. "To post" is also possible.

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    #7

    Re: You should remember..........for me.

    Quote Originally Posted by neiltalkshop View Post
    Letter B is the most appropriate answer.
    You should remember posting for me.
    Neil, please read this extract from the forum's Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

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