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Hell!

What is wrong with this sentence?
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he left his sister to cry.
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A grammar book says that the above should be changed to

He left his siter crying.

But, i think both are right. What is right?
Thank you.
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Hi again,
He left his sister to cook dinner can also mean that he left his sister so that he could go and cook dinner

Is there a way to remove the ambiguity?

If I intended that meaning but I didn't want to change the words, I'd put a comma after 'sister', to suggest that the phrase does not simply modify 'sister'.
ie He left his sister, to cook dinner.

Best wishes, Clive
That's a good suggestion. Thanks, Clive.
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