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ordered them to

Post by navi » Wed May 27, 2020 3:53 am

Which is correct:

1) The inspector ordered our suitcases to be placed in the yard.
2) The inspector ordered for our suitcases to be placed in the yard.

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Navi
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Re: ordered them to

Post by Bobinwales » Wed May 27, 2020 10:35 pm

I am not happy with either of those.
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Re: ordered them to

Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri May 29, 2020 1:57 am

1) seems fine to me.

2) is not idiomatic English.
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