• When we suggest/recommend an action to
someone, we can use a that-clause:
I suggest (that) you leave here around four
I recommend (that) you take those pills.
*If you remove “that”, the sentence becomes
• We can use suggest/recommend with the -ing
form of a verb when we mention an action but
do not mention the person who will do it,
because it is understood in the context:
She suggested travelling together for safety.
They recommend applying for a post two
• We can use suggest/recommend with a
question word such as where, what, who, how:
Could you suggest where I might be able to buy
a nice sweater for Mark?
Do you recommend us where we can eat
• We don’t use suggest/recommend+ to-
Not: Dora suggested to wait …
Not: The doctor recommended not to drink
How would we say this if we mention who?
And if we don’t?
• [WITH OBJECT] Make available for use; supply:
These clubs provide a much appreciated service for
• (provide someone with) Equip or supply someone
with (something useful or necessary):
We were provided with a map of the area.
• [NO OBJECT] (provide for) Make adequate
preparation for (a possible event):
New qualifications must provide for changes in
More examples and uses here:
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• without giving
After prepositions, verbs
always take “ing”, ALWAYS.
• It was a complete disaster
• I finished the task completely
• Always use a comma:
Dear expert cooks,
• We always use this structure
in all kinds of letters, we
don’t use the present simple.