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designed a house to...

Postby navi » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:53 am

Can one use:
1) Tim has designed a house to build on the empty lot near the central square.
instead of:
2) Tim has designed a house to be built on the empty lot near the central square.

Can one use:
3) The minister of education has sent me papers to give to the President.
instead of:
4) The minister of education has sent me papers to be given to the President.

Gratefully,
Navi.

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Re: designed a house to...

Postby Alan » Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:39 am

1. No
2. Yes.


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