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asked that he should

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:08 am
by azz
Can one say
a. I asked for him to be appointed vice-president.
b. I asked the committee for him to be appointed vice-president.

c. I asked that he should be appointed vice-president.
d. I asked the committee that he should be appointed vice-president.

if the intended meaning is:

I asked the committee to appoint him vice-president.

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Can one say
e. I asked for John to verify my calculations.

instead of
1. I asked John to verify my calculations.
?

Can one say
f. I asked John to see the documents.
g. I asked John that I should see the documents.

instead of
2. I asked John to let me see the documents.
?


Many thanks.

Re: asked that he should

Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:34 pm
by Bobinwales
Why would you want to change your "black" statements? They are better than your alternatives.