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    be + bare infinitive

    Hello teachers ,

    Are the following sentences correct English ? (bare infinitive)

    1.The only thing we can do is write to him.

    2.All you have to do is write him a letter telling him about your new plan.

    I am looking forward to your help .

    Thanks a lot .


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    Re: be + bare infinitive

    Quote Originally Posted by renzheng04 View Post
    Hello teachers ,

    Are the following sentences correct English ? (bare infinitive)

    1.The only thing we can do is write to him.

    2.All you have to do is write him a letter telling him about your new plan.

    I am looking forward to your help .

    Thanks a lot .
    The bare infinitives are OK.

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