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    • Join Date: Apr 2007
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    make the system work

    In the sentence: "I also believe we can make the system work" why is the correct usage "work" rather than "works"?

    • Join Date: Jun 2004
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    Re: make the system work

    Because an infinitive is required eg. we can make it be.

    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    Re: make the system work

    To help a bit, try rephrasing the context: What is it we want the system to do? We want it to work properly.

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