Transitive verbs require an object; they are not complete without a direct object.

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is “I bring that statement to contest” grammatically correct?

My question is if the sentence "I bring that statement to contest" is grammatically correct and in a logical sequence of words that can be understood. Also, I would like to know if that is a ...
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Is “posit Pluto not a planet” a valid rendering of “posit that Pluto is not a planet”?

The fragment "posit Pluto not a planet" is particularly awkward, but would "posit tomato a fruit" or "posit tomatoes as fruits" be any better as a rendering of "posit that tomatoes are fruits"?
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What transitive verbs can act intransitively

How can we judge a transitive verb to be used correctly when it's in intransitive form in a sentence? For example, are these uses of transitive verbs correct? I drink. He answered. They will give.