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    1) We need to be serious (if we want) to succeed in the examination.

    2) We will be serious to be successful in the examination.

    Please tell me, why second one is wrong?

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    Re: against

    #2 is ungrammatical and meaningless. What does your title have to do with your question?
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    Re: against

    A better title would have been We need to be serious.

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    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: against

    Quote Originally Posted by Azah View Post
    2) We will be serious to be successful in the examination.

    Please tell me, why second one is wrong?
    It doesn't carry the same meaning. If you said we will have to be serious (in order) to be successful in the exam, it would work better, but I would use something something like we will have to study seriously.

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