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Autor:  A non-native born citizen
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  27/JUL/2010 6:08 AM
Assunto:  thread still unanswered...
Mensagem:  all I can do is BE me ( just fine, no problems there at all )

"all I can do is" + infinitive verb, without to
"all I can do is" + base form verb

Sorry but I'm not well qualified to give you an academic explanation why the above is correct - I can only give you my word and tell you that's just how we say it in "native speak".


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
be vs. being... Bob Dylan  –  jazz  24/JUL/2010, 7:06 PM
be vs. being... Bob Dylan  –  Marcelo MP  25/JUL/2010, 8:25 AM
thread still unanswered...  –  jazz  27/JUL/2010, 12:14 AM
thread still unanswered...  –  Marcelo MP  27/JUL/2010, 4:58 AM
thread still unanswered...  –  PPAULO  27/JUL/2010, 6:06 AM
 thread still unanswered...  –  A non-native born citizen  27/JUL/2010, 6:08 AM
thread still unanswered...  –  Non-native born  27/JUL/2010, 6:10 AM
thread still unanswered...  –  Non-native born  27/JUL/2010, 6:14 AM
thanks 2 u all  –  jazz  29/JUL/2010, 6:45 PM

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