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Ryan: I have some mail.Can you take care of it for me?

Nathan: Sure. How do you want it sent?

Why in the above text there is "sent" not "send"?

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    It's a kind of passive clause, concealed passive, which is not explicitly marked by BE. The sentence is equivalent to "How do you want it to be sent"? – user178049 Dec 3 '18 at 9:17
  • @user178049 A good comment that would be a better answer! – Tashus Dec 3 '18 at 19:18

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