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    ahmadm91 is offline Newbie
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    Post I filed the table to be smooth vs I filed the table smooth

    Hi all,

    Thanks a lot for helping at all time.

    I'm not sure about constructing some sentences such as:

    "I filed the table smooth."

    Is it possible to write it such "I filed the table to be smooth"

    or like this "I wiped my computer to be clean" or "I wiped my computer clean"
    or "I pulled the window to be open." or "I pulled the window open."

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: I filed the table to be smooth vs I filed the table smooth

    "I wiped my computer clean" and "I pulled the window open" are both OK.
    With your example about the table, are you talking about using a piece of carpentry equipment?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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