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    #1

    to be and to

    I want to know the uses of "to be" with past participle like defeated. I also want to know the difference between below these sentences.
    1.I want to be defeated.
    2.I want to defeat

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    Re: to be and to

    1. is the passive voice. It means you want someone to defeat you.
    2. means that you want to defeat someone else.

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    Re: to be and to

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    I want would like to know learn about the uses of "to be" with past participles like "defeated". I also want to know the difference between below these the sentences below.

    1. I want to be defeated.
    2. I want to defeat.
    Note my corrections above. Sentence 2 needs an object after "defeat". You can say "I want to win" but if you use "defeat" you need to say who or what you want to defeat/beat.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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