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    #1

    I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    Hello.

    Is the following sentence grammatically correct?

    "I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink."

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    Re: I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    I want you to try the drink and then tell me if you like it.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    Or I want you to try the drink, then tell me whether you like it. "If" is OK, but "whether" is better when you're talking about a binary (yes or no) choice.
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    Re: I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    I don't feel that 'whether' is better if the binary choice is not specifically offered, though I probably prefer 'whether' if it is: ... tell me if/whether you like it; ... tell me whether you like it or not.

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    #5

    Re: I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    "I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink."
    Some members, including the OP and me, sometimes put an example sentence in quotes like the one above. Is it right or wrong to do so?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: I want you to try it, and then, tell to me if you like the drink.

    It's OK. You can also italicize the sentence.

    You should have started a new thread with that question, Matthew. It has nothing to do with the original question.

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