in order for him to

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in order for him to

Post by navi » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:24 pm

1) What did you do to make him win.
2) What did you do for him to win?
3) What did you do in order for him to win?


Did he win?
Is the speaker assuming that it was your intention to make him win?

Gratefully,
Navi.
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Re: in order for him to

Post by tony h » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:51 am

navi wrote:1) What did you do to make him win. I said, "if you win you can join me on the chaise longue with a bottle of champagne and a box of kippers.
2) What did you do for him to win? I made him have a good night's sleep.
3) What did you do in order for him to win? I put laxative in the other runners' tea.


Did he win? yes
Is the speaker assuming that it was your intention to make him win? yes

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Navi.
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