'Reduce somebody/something to something'── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/reduce
'Something' is a noun.
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Which one is correct? to+noun ? to+verb?
Example sentence as follow;
......on whom great masses of individuals relied for their safety and their livelihood, and whose irresponsibility and greed (if it were not controlled) would reduce them to starvation and penury.
Does it not changeable?
What do you want to change it to?
Can I say "....to starve and hungry."?
No. '...to reduce them to...' must be followed by nouns. 'Starve' is a verb and 'hungry' is an adjective.
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