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    Complex object

    Which version is correct?

    1) I will be glad to help you to learn English.

    or

    2) I will be glad to help you learn English.

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    Smile Re: Complex object

    Quote Originally Posted by Tvita View Post
    Which version is correct?

    1) I will be glad to help you to learn English.

    or

    2) I will be glad to help you learn English.
    It's not so complex as you may have thought - both are okay!


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    Re: Complex object

    What is the difference between them?

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    Re: Complex object

    Quote Originally Posted by Tvita View Post
    What is the difference between them?
    I'm not aware of one. In a more formal context - maybe in all written contexts - the version with "to" is more common. But that doesn't mean the version without "to" is particularly informal.

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