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mjpa
Spain

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And, by the way. Is this correct?
Lornaīs parents donīt want her to go out with David.
Lornaīs parents would rather ... her not go out with David.
I Know would rather must be followed by a bare infinitive but Iīm not sure if the sentece is correct this way. It sounds odd to me.

24 Mar 2012      



pilarmham
Spain

I would say:

Lorna īs parents would rather she didn īt go out with David.

24 Mar 2012     



anitarobi
Croatia

Lornaīs parents would rather NOT HAVE her not go out with David.

24 Mar 2012     



pilarmham
Spain

You are quite right there, Anita: she might stay home FOREVER!

24 Mar 2012