attribute to, attributing to
How can we use these phrases properly?
Re: attribute to, attributing to
I think there is only one phrase here. It's just two different grammatical forms of the same phrase.
Originally Posted by hermonie
He attributes his poverty to his parents.
He didn't want to work hard, attributing his poverty to his parents.
In other words, you use "attributing to" not as a main verb, but as an adverbial phrase of modification.
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