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It's suggested that he work hard. It's suggested that he works hard [duplicate]

It's suggested that he work hard.lt's suggested that he works hard. Which one is correct? I think, It is suggested that he works hard. This is correct one. But, how ? I am confused. Please clear ...
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Should we write “allow” or ”allows” in “require that the class allow[s]”? [duplicate]

Can you explain to me whether I should or should not use ‑s at the end of the verb allow in this sentence? This function requires that the container class allow[s] random access The sentence in ...
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Is “What does the woman suggest the man **do** for his vacation?” correct? [duplicate]

I just went through an official English test taken in China, and I saw something rather weird. Whenever I read this sentence, something tells me that the "do" part isn't right, it simply ...
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"is under" vs "be under" [duplicate]

During an interview of Antonin Scalia by Charlie Rose, Scalia criticized the grammar he heard on a commercial flight: "It's required that your luggage is under the seat in front of you" Would it ...
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I do not OR I not [duplicate]

In the below sentences, do is not present. My doctor insists that I (do) not eat donuts with chocolate sauce and hamburger patties for breakfast. It's imperative you (do) not sing when your voice ...
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Infinitive in complex sentence: 'we will do your best in order to ensure the debate be vivid and fruitful.' [duplicate]

Is 'We will do your best in order to ensure the debate be vivid and fruitful.' a grammatically correct sentence? I am not sure if I used the infinitive correctly, is it better to place simply 'is' ...
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I recommend that "Company X adopt" vs "Company X adopts" [duplicate]

What is the correct verb form to use here? I recommend that Company X adopt Y. or I recommend that Company X adopts Y.
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Which is more correct: "preferred that he do" or "preferred him to do"? [duplicate]

I would like to know which form of this question is “more correct” than the other: What would you have preferred (that) he do? What would you have preferred him to do?
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The omission of "should" in a clause sentence [duplicate]

I would like to ask if the sentence below is grammatically correct. If yes, could anyone that is familiar with this rule of usage explain how to use it and cover the complete usage? It's a matter ...
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Using an infinitive [duplicate]

"It is imperative that he writes a letter to his sister as soon as possible." In this case, is the correct form write? If so, why?
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Why doesn't the singular verb “pass” take an “-es” suffix in this sentence? [duplicate]

As I was studying Peterson’s Master TOEFL Writing Skill, I saw the sentence: Teamwork requires that a player pass the ball whoever is in the best position to make the goal. I wonder why pass does ...
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... suggest that someone have [duplicate]

Q: Is the italicised verb form correct in this sentence? Jane's pale face suggested she could be ill: her parents suggested that she have a medical examination. A: The sentence is ...
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He drink only five liquids [duplicate]

while reading NYT's review on the Gladwell's last book I stumbled upon a rather strange passage: In the weeks I spent listening to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast, I learned that lobsters have ...
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My incorrect answer for a TOEFL question [duplicate]

While I am training for my TOEFL exam using an Android mobile application, I found this question which seemed trivial to me but it turned out to be more complicated. Can somebody help me understand ...
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Tense of verb in "We demand..." [duplicate]

Consider this sentence: We demand that the university close all bookstores on Sunday. The hypothetical "close" is not in the normal present tense "closes" that I would use if I were to describe ...

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