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 Intermediate Grammar Modul;   Unit 19 excerceses: number 3: About modal verbs: can, could, may & might.

  Request that I put you through to Sales.  Answer: Could you put me through to Sales, please?

Request that you  being put through to Sales. Could you put me through to Sales, please?

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Minoo

Hello,

I'm not sure what the mistake is. Could you be more specific, please?

If you want to use the Passive form: Request that you BE put through to Sales.

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Butterfly 55

Thanks for the reply.

Request that I put you (= reflexive pronoun , yourself) through to Sales.  Anwers: Could you put me through to Sales, please?  

Request that you put yourself through to Sales. Anwers: Could you put me through to Sales, please?

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Minoo

Hello,

'you' is not a reflexive pronoun in English. 'yourself' is what you need to use to make a verb reflexive. So, the sentence means:

A: Make a request to ME (A) that I (A) put YOU (B) through. >> Could YOU (A) put me (B) through?

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Butterfly 55

Thanks.  I am reading those lines as follow:

    Teacher asks student how to correctly answer the phone  : Make a request to me that I put you through. Student answers: Could you put me through?

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