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    Should there be a second to befoe a verb?

    It is necessary for him to apply for a visa to go abroad or it is necessary for him to apply for a visa go abroad. Which sentence is correct and why? Thank you.

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    Re: Should there be a second to befoe a verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by compiler View Post
    It is necessary for him to apply for a visa to go abroad or it is necessary for him to apply for a visa go abroad. Which sentence is correct and why? Thank you.
    The first sentence is correct. The second sentence is not correct because it doesn't make sense without "to" before "go".

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    Re: Should there be a second to befoe a verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The first sentence is correct. The second sentence is not correct because it doesn't make sense without "to" before "go".
    Thanks. How about the following two sentences? You need to apply for a visa to go abroad or you need to apply for a visa go abroad. Which one is correct?

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    Re: Should there be a second to befoe a verb?

    The same as above. "to go"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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