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SENTENCE PRACTICE - 3

Demand / Direct / Insist / Intend / Pray / Prefer / Propose / Recommend / Suggest are followed by  (that) Subject  ‘verb word’ / ‘should + verb word'  

(Note - After subject,  '2nd form of verb' is not used in these types of sentences)

(In case of negative sentences  -- After subject, use not' + 'verb word’.  

Do not use 'Do / Does / Did' before ‘not’ )

Examples

I demand (that) you show / should show yourself at once.  

Opposition demanded (that) the government impose / should impose  stringent law.  

Court directed (that) he undergo / should undergo narco test.  

She had insisted (that) he travel / should travel to Switzerland.  

She sat on the sofa intending (that) he sit / should sit beside her but to her disappointment, he sat opposite.  

He prays (that) the lord give / should give him strength.  

They preferred (that) he speak / should speak on their behalf.  

He would propose (that) the police take / should take custody of the valuable while they investigated the contradictory claims.  

The committee recommended (that) the police investigate / should investigate  the case.  

She suggested (that) he eat / should eat this food.  

I suggest (that) you not speak / should not speak unless spoken to.  

 (each of the above sentences has same meaning irrespective of whether you use   

'verb word'  or 'should + verb word', after subject

(Similarly for following sentences)

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ENSURE THAT SUBJECT

(Note-- After ‘ensure that subject’ use ‘2nd form of verb’ / verb word 

 (DO/DOES form with plural / singular subject, if present tense is used after ‘ensure that subject’)

In case of negative sentences   ---   

After ‘ensure that subject’, Use 'do not / does not / did not'

(Note - After subject, should is never used)

  Examples

I shall personally ensure that he paid / pays for what he has done to you.  

I take care to ensure that I kept / keep much cleaner.

His only concern had been to make sure that something did / does not happen to her.  

Ensure that situation didn’t / doesn’t aggravate 

You would have to make sure bird was / is fed & watered regularly or it would die.  

Ensure that material was / is not aired.

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UNLESS / UNTIL SUBJECT 

(Note— Like ensure that subject, after ‘unless / until subject’ use 2nd form of verb’ / verb word

 (DO/DOES form with plural / singular subject, if present tense is used after ‘unless / until subject’

In case of negative sentences ---  After ‘until subject’, Use 'do not / does not / did not' 

(Note - between 'unless / until' & subject, that is not used)

 (Note - After subject, should is never used)  

(Even past perfect may be used after ‘until subject’) 

Examples

I am going to leave you unless you promised / promise to cease all contacts with them.  

She said she would tell to police unless he owned up / owns up.

Perpetrators will sell her photos unless she stumped up / stumps up 1 million dollars.  

Until his subordinate betrayed / betrays the fact that he couldn’t be trusted, he ought to be given the benefit of doubt.  

I ought not to make the attempt to meet them until I first became / had first become  master of their language.  

She was determined to work until she had found out / found out the secret of her letters.

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