I think music can help to inspire me while I am working.

newkeenlearner

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Are these sentences correct, and which one is better?


  1. I think music can help to inspire me while I am working.
  2. I think music can help me to be inspired while I am working.
  3. I think music can help me to inspire while I am working.
 

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#1 is good.

#2 is OK.

#3 [STRIKE]sucks[/STRIKE] is incorrect.
 

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#1 is good.

#2 is OK.

#3 [STRIKE]sucks[/STRIKE] is incorrect.
Thank you. I find that why the #3 is incorrect, because "inspire" is always a transitive verb. My last sentence lacks "object".
 

teechar

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Thank you. I [STRIKE]find[/STRIKE] think/suspect/assume/presume/suppose/guess that [STRIKE]why the[/STRIKE] #3 is incorrect because "inspire" is always a transitive verb. My last sentence lacks an "object".
Yes, the verb "inspire" is transitive, so that sentence is ungrammatical and does not make sense.
 
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