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    Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    Hi there,
    Can you possible tell me which one of the two similar sentences is correct?

    Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled. (be is put)
    Plastic items should not be buried underground but recycled. (no be)

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    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

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    #3

    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    Replace 'possible' with 'please'.

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    #4

    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Replace 'possible' with 'please'.

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    Hi Tedmc, what do you mean? I didn't really get you.

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    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    For a start, it should have been 'possibly' for the question to make sense, and 'please' could replace it to make your request more polite.

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    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    OMG! However much concentrated we are, the possibility of happening mistakes is so much. I double-checked before posting if I made any mistakes but I couldn't find any. By the way! I didn't know that I can use "please" before "possibly". For e.g. "can you please possibly tell me......?" and in my first thread I actually meant to say "can you possibly tell me ......?" but I missed "y". Anyway! I always appreciate your humble assistance.

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    Re: Plastic items should not be buried underground but be recycled.

    It's not necessary to say 'please possibly'. Just leave out 'possibly'.

    Our assistance is not 'humble'; we're quite proud of it.

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