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    Default Gerund- (past form / present form)

    Hi there,


    Which is the best sentence?

    1- The ministers were found guilty of having accepted personal gifts from foreign companies.


    2-The ministers were found guilty of accepting personal gifts from foreign companies.


    If there are other possibilities,you are free to tell.


    Thanks in advance.

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    I like #2 better because it clearly names the misdeed.

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    Default Re: Gerund- (past form / present form)

    Quote Originally Posted by Gray View Post
    Hi there,


    Which is the best sentence?

    1- The ministers were found guilty of having accepted personal gifts from foreign companies.


    2-The ministers were found guilty of accepting personal gifts from foreign companies.


    If there are other possibilities,you are free to tell.


    Thanks in advance.
    Both are correct, but I agree with tigerpaws. 2.

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    +1 for 2.

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