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Re: Warngalyang Infinitives

From:Andrew D Chaney <adchaney@...>
Date:Friday, March 2, 2001, 19:45
On Friday, March 2, 2001, at 01:40 AM, D Tse wrote:

> To run in a race is fun > You should go to learn to read
What about: "You should go and learn to read" Which is more common 'round these parts and only uses one infinitive thus neatly and conveniently sidestepping the whole issue. That having been said, I would say that your purpose in going is to learn and to read is what you intend to learn. Thus to learn(II) and to read(I). But then, what do I know? Andy