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evellyn
Brazil

need help
 
Hi
 
 
Could I say this sentence using  suggest in the example bellow.
 
I suggest you to give up smoking 
 
and I also would like to ask you for interesting websites that could help students for CAE exame
 
thanks and regards 

20 Apr 2015      



gabriel_aubert
Argentina

Hello Evelyn. The verb "suggest" can never be followed by an infinitive. You have to use the subjunctive mood after this verb. So, in this case, the correct sentence would be "I suggest you give up smoking"

20 Apr 2015     



gabriel_aubert
Argentina

Also, the pronoun following the verb "suggest" must always be a subject pronoun, and not an object pronoun.
 

20 Apr 2015     



dmharg
Greece

I suggest that you should give up smoking or I suggest your giving up smoking. Both are correct

21 Apr 2015     



douglas
United States

I would say:
I suggest you give up smoking.
or
I suggest that you give up smoking.
 
(DMHarg īs are also correct)

21 Apr 2015     



evellyn
Brazil

Thanks for all!

22 Apr 2015