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Grevisse* : Un certain nombre de verbes construisent l’infinitif complément avec à ou de indifféremment : c'est l'oreille qui décide. Il cite : commencer, continuer, contraindre, s'efforcer, s'ennuyer, faire attention, forcer, obliger, solliciter, etc. Suivent de très nombreux exemples et la remarque suivante : Au passif, contraint, forcé, ...


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You are right, one can't say "obliger qqn de faire qqch". With "obliger" usually the passive voice is followed by "de", but it is not the case with the very similar verb "forcer": J'ai été obligé de collaborer. J'ai été forcé à collaborer. I don't know if "j'ai été obligé à collaborer" is correct or not, but it sounds correct. As shows the ...


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These sources don't seem reliable to me. For example, a passive voice for provenir makes no sense whatsoever. Maybe these website automatically generate a passive / pronominal voice, maybe it's a mistake, but these simply don't work. 1/ Checking a 6 000-word list is a bit arduous and error-prone. We could correct it, give you other lists, but there is no ...



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