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    #1

    want us

    Hi,

    Is ''I want to to meet'' correct?

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    #2

    Re: want us

    No. There's one 'to' too many, and no 'us'.

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    #3

    Re: want us

    I think it's possible, informally at least, to manage without an 'us'

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    #4

    Re: want us

    Sorry, I've made a typo.

    Is ''I want us to mee'' correct?

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    #5

    Re: want us

    Why don't you just say, "I want to meet you"?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: want us

    <<<Is ''I want us to mee'' correct?>>>

    You made another typo.

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    #7

    Re: want us

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Why don't you just say, "I want to meet you"?
    That is fine, but "I want us to meet" suggests a mutuality that your form doesn't.

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    #8

    Re: want us

    I want us to meet.

    Is there any indication that the other party is more willing to meet than when you say:

    I want to meet you?

    The first sounds more intimate I guess.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: want us

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Sorry, I've made a typo.

    Is ''I want us to mee'' correct?
    It is if you say I want us to meet.

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    #10

    Re: want us

    Is "I want us to meet" similar to "Let's meet"?

    Thank you.

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