Is this a correct sentence? The high pressure of work makes me would rather give up the job. Is the sentence above a correct one? Can I use the expression "make sb would rather do sth"?
Nov 4, 2018 5:48 AM
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No, it isn't quite right. The high pressure of work makes me want to give up my job. Something makes me want to do something; or, I would rather do X than Y. But you can't mix them both in one sentence. Think of 'rather do' as a comparator - you need to compare the thing you would rather do with the thing you don't want to do. I would rather give up my job than keep working under this pressure.
November 4, 2018
Sorry, the sentence is incorrect. Here are a couple of alternatives to express the idea. 1. The high pressure of work makes me want to give up this job. 2. I would rather quit than continue working in this high pressure job.
November 4, 2018
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