re: "Do You Know" page 8

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If X is a verb, it's not standard English anywhere...

Hmm. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English has this under the entry "recommend": "I recommend you not ... recommend you to". This recommend thing has been discussed before and it seems to be one of the pondian differences.

Well, I'm astonished. I don't remember ever seeing it used in standard English from anywhere, but evidently I was mistaken (and I also missed the earlier thread). To me, as to several people in the earlier thread, this sounds like exactly the sort of mistake that a non-native English speaker would make.
Thanks for pointing out my error, Nobuko.

Mark Brader, Toronto "More importantly, Mark is just plain wrong." (Email Removed) John Hollingsworth

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