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    I saw he killed

    "I saw he killed my brother"
    Could I use a subject after a clause? I think, if I used 'him' it would mean​ 'to be killed'

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    Re: I saw he killed

    The sentence is wrong.

    I saw him kill/killing my brother.

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    Re: I saw he killed

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    The sentence is wrong.

    I saw him kill/killing my brother.

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    So, I can't use 'subject+past participle' because 'saw' is not an intransitive verb?

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    Re: I saw he killed

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    It's because we only use 'Gerund' or 'Infinitive' after the object, isn't it?

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    #6

    Re: I saw he killed

    "I saw that he killed my brother" is fine. The "that" may be dropped in some casual circumstances.

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    Re: I saw he killed

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "I saw that he killed my brother" is fine. The "that" may be dropped in some casual circumstances.
    I'd rather use this. I would use 'him' if there's only a clause

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    Re: I saw he killed

    I think 'I saw my brother killed by him' is grammatical.

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    Re: I saw he killed

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think 'I saw my brother killed by him' is grammatical.

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    Yes, but it's not very natural.

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