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I suggest you try netspeak.org

Posted by on February 1st, 2018 | 1 comment | grammar, Indo English, online tools, sarankan, speaking, vocabulary, writing

Online stores suggest their customers to change their passwords periodically.

The structure used here is subject + suggest + object + to + V1. Instinctively I know that’s not right, but to find out why I headed over to Netspeak.org and this is what I found:

So, we can say..

  • Online stores suggest their customers change their passwords periodically.
  • Online stores suggest that their customers change their passwords periodically.

And when I looked for other patterns at Netspeak.org I noticed another structure:

Alternatively, if you really love using ‘to + v1’ then you can use advise instead of suggest:

  • Online stores advise customers to change passwords periodically.

Netspeak.org

What a fantastic resource for investigating the way words fit into different grammatical structures! Follow the search strategies ‘suggested’ at Netspeak.org and explore for yourselves!

One response to “I suggest you try netspeak.org”

  1. Anita says:

    Arigato…

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