Posted by **rfvv** on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:25pm.

1. Dig a hold 2 feet deep.

2. Dig a hole for 2 feet deep.

(Are both OK? Is 'for' omitted in Sentence 1?)

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:30pm
The first is correct (dig a hole).

The second isn't right.

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**rfvv**, Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:33pm
1. Dig a hole 2 feet deep.

2. Dig a hole for 2 feet deep.

(Are both OK? Is 'for' omitted in Sentence 1?)

Sorry..spelling mistake...Shouldn't we use 'for'?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:44pm
We don't use "for" in this construction.

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