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while you are helping me? Again: During the process, how much would you do?
(A) has a similar meaning in this sentence. Let's now look at the meaning of E.
I want to know how far you will go to help me.
In this sentence, we are using the infinitive of purpose, which we use to express a
goal. If I use this structure, I am wondering how much effort you would expend to
help me. In other words, would you come to me at midnight? Would you travel 50
miles, 100 miles, 1,000 miles to help me? Would you spend all your time and money
to come to help me? Would you give up your job, health, and family to help me?
Again: How much would you do to be able to be in a situation to help me??
I know that these two are very, very close in meaning, but read what I've written
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• List of prepositions Rule
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the most important rule for prepositions is:
preposition + noun This is the TestMagic list of most of the prepositions you will ever see on the TOEFL.
There are a few more prepositions in English that are not listed here, but you will
probably not see them on the TOEFL since they are fairly uncommon.
This list is very important-you should know at least 90% of this list. And don't forget,
after every preposition, we must have a noun, and only a noun; NEVER can we have
a verb after a preposition. Be careful!!
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Six (6) of these prepositions can also be subordinating conjunctions . In other words,
they can be followed by a noun or by a sentence, depending on the meaning.
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www.sentencecorrection.com Sure, no problem. Look:
• After lunch, I felt sleepy.
o In this sentence, After is a preposition and is therefore followed by
only one noun, lunch (no...
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