Re: Repeat the verb?

Subject: Re: Repeat the verb?
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 12:04:54 -0400

Notice how it becomes more ambiguous if you remove the clue provided by
the singular subject. Suppose it were plural: "banks should have ... and
should combine" cannot be reduced to "banks should have ... and combine"
without generating the unintended meaning of "banks combine".

Keep the second "should". Definitely.


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