[Grammar] to have vs to be

ahmadm91

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Hi everyone

is there difference between these two sentences?

1- I want to have public transportation available?

2- I want to be public transportation available?

are both the same or not?

thanks in advance
 

Roman55

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No, they are not the same.

#2 is wrong, although 'I want there to be public transportation available' is possible.

Neither of the sentences is a question.
 

emsr2d2

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Hi everyone.

[STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] Are there any differences between these two sentences?

1- I want to have public transportation available.
2- I want to be public transportation available.

Are [STRIKE]both the same[/STRIKE] they identical in meaning or not?

Thanks in advance.

Note my corrections above. It's important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

- Start every sentence with a capital letter.
- End every sentence with one appropriate punctuation mark.
 
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