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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    purpose clause

    Are these sentences correct:

    1-They had to know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it.
    2-How could they know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it?

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    riverkid is offline Banned
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    Re: purpose clause

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these sentences correct:

    1-They had to know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it.
    2-How could they know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it?
    I think the second one would be more natural with 'and' replacing 'to',

    How could they know that there would be a robbery here and [to] have their cameras ready to film it?

    if it is a response/rejection of sentence 1.

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