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  1. Key Member
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    #1

    order

    Which is correct:

    1-I am the only person he ordered to help.
    2-I am the only person he ordered to help them.

    If 1 is correct, does it necessarily imply that I am to help him?

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    #2
    NO- he could have ordered me to help someone else. ;-0

    1 is fine, but 2 is a bit artificial.


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    #3
    Hadn't someone answered this one before? Ok, who's stealing posts now?

    FRC

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    #4
    As far as I know, nobody had answered this one before. If an answer was ever posted, it must have stayed on for less than a day, or else I would have seen it.
    I had posted another question very much like this one with the word "asked" in it.
    Cheers!

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