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    Question True style in English for my sentence

    Hi
    I have misunderstanding about such sencence: "It gives me to understand this question". Is it possible to use this kind of construction? Or I have to transform this sample into something like: "That is why I can understand this question", don't I?

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    "It gives me to understand this question" is wrong.

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    Tell me please about correction of this sencence:
    "It helps me to understand better another people"
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    Is it possible to say like: "Psychology helps me to understand better another people"?

    If they are wrong, tell me please what kind of cases can I use such construction in? Please show some examples.

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    'Psychology helps me better understand people.'

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    Ok, but how can I say this one: "It helps me to understand better another people"? where It - is psychology, but I don't repeat this word again in this sentence

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    'It helps me better understand people.'

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    It helps me to understand other people better.

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    "Another people" is wrong regardless of the rest of the sentence. It's "other people" or "another person".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    Ok, tell me, please, why
    "It gives me to understand this question" is wrong,
    but "
    It helps me to understand other people better" is good?
    What kind of the first verbs are permitted for this construction?

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    Re: True style in English for my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kdmitriyval View Post
    ... why "It gives me to understand this question" is wrong...
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie.../give_1?q=give
    I found a similar construction, but it is followed by a that-clause.
    'give somebody to believe/understand (that)…'
    Quote Originally Posted by kdmitriyval View Post
    What kind of the first verbs are permitted for this construction?
    'Make me understand'.
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