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    Variations on "threaten"


    He threatened to call the police = He threatened (that) he would call the police.

    He threatened me to call the police - such structure does not exist.

    He threatened me to scare me = He threatened me in order to scare me =? He threatened me because he wanted to scare me.

    What do you think of my variations?

    Thank you.
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    Re: Variations on "threaten"

    They are OK, but the originals are shorter and better in my opinion.

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