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18 Sep 2016 — Look forward & (be) used

 

How would you improve this wording?

 

Man waiting for chess opponent to make a move.

We're looking forward to see what he does next; he's used to get what he wants.

 

Select each option and read the feedback.

 

1.

We're looking forward to see what he does next; he's used to get what he wants.

2.

We're looking forward seeing what he does next; he's used getting what he wants.

3.

We're looking forward to seeing what he does next; he's used to getting what he wants.

GLOSSARY

complement — an element or structure required to complete another element.   e.g., He put on ____.  (A word such as "coat" complements (completes) the meaning of the of the verb "put". )

(be) used to  – accustomed to

(be) used to vs. used (to)

look forward to – eagerly anticipate, expect

Prepositional Complements

Nonfinite Gerund Clause

Nonfinite Infinitive Clause

Phrase–a dependent in a clause

IMAGE

Jarmoluk, Michal . man playing chess. Pixabay, 13 Jan. 2013. pixabay.com/en/the-strategy-win-champion-1080533. Licensed under CC0.