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Іt іs nеcеssary to sеw ... Nick needs to be sewed new pants. & Іt іs nеcеssary to sеw nеw pants for Nіck. What is the difference?
Oct 4, 2016 2:01 PM
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In the sentence "Nick needs to be sewed new pants," the word order implies that Nick is the object being sewed, so while a native speaker would understand, the grammar is incorrect. The second sentence is the better option because pants are clearly the object being sewed.
October 4, 2016
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