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Which preposition should be used after the verb “request”? [duplicate]

Which is correct? I would like to request you to refrain from shouting. I would like to request of you to refrain from shouting. I would like to request from you to refrain from shouting. Something ...
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Is the phrase 'request you to send the copy' correct? [duplicate]

I read in this website that request should be with that and a clause, not the one with a to-infinitive. In that sense the phrase Request you to send the copy seems to be wrong. If its wrong what would ...
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"to require someone to do something" vs "to require that someone do something" [duplicate]

Professor required his students to return their papers typed. vs Professor required that his students return their papers typed. Which of the examples is correct? Do they have the same ...
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Do I use "be" or "is" in this sentence? [duplicate]

Which of the following is correct? I request that my proposal is communicated to the team for necessary action. I request that my proposal be communicated to the team for necessary action. ...
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What kinds of verbal complement does the verb "request" accept and require? [duplicate]

This verb has me a bit confused. I cannot submit my report personally and therefore have to resort to sending it by post. Now I need a polite way to ask to do this. I request that I send my report ...
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"kindly request that something IS cancelled", or "WILL BE cancelled?" [duplicate]

Which is the correct usage? We kindly request that the phone line is cancelled. We kindly request that the phone line will be cancelled.
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Is "I’m writing to request the username ‘log’ be released." correct? [duplicate]

This sentence left me thinking: I'm writing to request the username "log" be released. Is this sentence grammatically correct, or is it missing something?
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A question about "be" [duplicate]

A short question today about the usage of "be" without using "to" in front of it. Here is an example of each situation: 1. "He requested that the new car be fast." 2. "He requested for the new car to ...
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I would like to kindly ask you could you check......?

I just want to know I would like to kindly ask you could you check......? could be a right structure for asking question? regards
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What's the deal with "thank you kindly"?

Other questions on this site have established that kindly can be used as a sort of please. This usage was in my mind when someone said "Thank you kindly" to me, but "thank you please" doesn't make ...
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"I kindly ask to" vs "I ask to kindly"

Let's take the following two sentences as examples: I kindly ask you to send the letter to your boss. I ask you to kindly send the letter to your boss. It would be kind of you to send the letter to ...
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Is it grammatically correct to start a sentence with the word "request", used as a verb? [duplicate]

For example: "Request you to respond as soon as possible." I've encountered this sentence in a few e-mails (without subject words like "I" or "we").
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I'm requested to send me [closed]

Is it correct to say "I'm requested to send me the new invoice"? What about this: "I'm requested you to be there on time"
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How to request someone to start a process?

I am an engineer dealing with other companies(vendors). Our company has to sign a Non-Disclosure agreement(NDA) with the vendor before we start any discussion. Now, the NDA signing is a process that ...
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Use of the subjunctive for verbs other than "to be"?

It is to my understanding that it is grammatically correct to say: If I be [something], then [something]. because 'were' is the subjunctive of 'to be'. However, is it correct to use the ...
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