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    Default structure+work is becoming too important fot it to be of dubious quality.

    Work is becoming too important for it to be of dubious quality.
    What is the structure? Why an infinitive to be of? What is the meaning of for here? Does it mean because?
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    Default Re: structure+work is becoming too important fot it to be of dubious quality.

    It is not a case of BE + of, but of BE + of + (adjective) noun

    This question is of vital importance = it is vitally important.
    This work is of dubious quality = The quality of this work is dubious.


    'For' does not mean 'because' here.

    This car is too expensive for me. (I cannot afford it)
    This car is too expensive for me to run
    . (I cannot afford to run it).
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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