Which is correct:
"I thought to request" or "I thought to requesting"?

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I thought to request

This phrase is not correct in English.

The correct form would be "I thought of requesting."

Alternatives:

  • I thought of requesting
  • I considered requesting
  • I planned to request
  • I pondered requesting
  • I contemplated requesting

I thought to requesting

This phrase is not correct in English.

The correct form would be "I thought of requesting."

Alternatives:

  • I thought of requesting
  • I considered requesting
  • I planned to request
  • I pondered requesting
  • I contemplated requesting
Both phrases are not correct in English. The correct form would be "I thought of requesting." The verb "think" is usually followed by "of" when introducing an action or idea.

Last updated: March 19, 2024

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