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    The use of "not being" and "not to be

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I shall be grateful if you can advise which of the following sentences is/are correct.

    1. Failure to comply with the above rules will render the application not be considered.
    2. Failure to comply with the above rules will render the application not being considered.
    3. Failure to comply with the above rules will render the application not to be considered.

    Thanks a lot you for your help.

    Dimmy

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    Re: Please help - "not be", "not to be" and "not being"

    Welcome to the forums.
    Are you open to a complete rewrite?

    You must follow these rules for your application to be considered.
    We will consider your application only if all the above rules are followed.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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