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daisy1352

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I decided to study.
I decided to work.

I have to study.
I have to work.

I want to connect these sentences with both ... and. Thanks
 

shalstudent

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I decided to study.
I decided to work.

I have to study.
I have to work.

I want to connect these sentences with both ... and. Thanks

I have decided to both study and work.
I have to both study and work.
 

daisy1352

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Is this one wrong?
I decided both to study and to work.
Thanks
 

daisy1352

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Thank you very much Angelika. What about my other sentences.
I have to work. I have to study. One of the members reply was "I have to both work and study. Is this one wrong? I have both to study and to work. Or I have both to study and work. Or we should keep have to as a modal like should and must together?
 

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All three are perfectly acceptable. Which to use is a stylistic decision - whether you need to emphasise the two actions or not.

I think the answer to your question about modals is no, you do not have to keep them together in this context.
 
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