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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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    The first is correct (dig a hole).

    The second isn't right.

  • English -

    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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    We don't use "for" in this construction.

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