Buried or to be buried?

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Beautifully

Senior Member
Korea, Korean
Hi everyone. I wonder this,
"His adult children want him buried next to their mother, first his wife."
I used to use like this, His adult children want him to be buried ...
Is that a impossible to put in?
 
  • bibliolept

    Senior Member
    AE, Español
    Either "want him buried" or "want him to be buried" is suitable.

    It should be, if I understand the intended meaning correctly, "his first wife" rather than "first his wife."
     
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