Element FORM: VERBS + DIRECT OBJECT CLAUSE WITHOUT 'THAT'
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat patterns_that clauses
Lexical Range N/A
Level A2
Cando Can use reporting verbs, especially mental process verbs, with a clause as the direct object, without 'that', especially in informal contexts.
Corrected Learner Example I hope you can go, buddy. (Brazil; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Portuguese; Pass)

I think I left my phone there, maybe in your kitchen. (Italy; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2005; Italian; Pass)

I think you should go visit the Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers. (Malaysia; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2001; Malay; Pass)

I know it's impossible for you to come during examination time. (Bangladesh; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2004; Bengali; Pass)

My mother said you can come to me at 6.30 pm. (Italy; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Italian; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example I hope you can go, buddy. (Brazil; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Portuguese; Pass)

I think I left my phone there, maybe in your kitchen. (Italy; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2005; Italian; Pass)

I think you should go visit the Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers. (Malaysia; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2001; Malay; Pass)

I know it's impossible for you to come during the examination time. (Bangladesh; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2004; Bengali; Pass)

My mother said you can come to me at 6.30 pm. (Italy; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Italian; Pass)
Comments N/A

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