dropping "to do something"

woowon

Member
Korean
If there's no sentence before the first one, Can I abbreviate the objective of the "try" ?

1. If you don’t stop trying to do something, you can do anything. Keep trying!

-> If you don’t stop trying, you can do anything. Keep trying!
 
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  • tedfromtoronto

    Senior Member
    bilingual CE/AE, understand BE
    Yes, I believe you can. This is a reformulation of sentences like, "You only fail when you stop trying."

    By the way, I think a clearer form of asking the question is: "Can I delete the underlined words"?
     
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