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    It is fun ... Ving

    For my brother, it is fun ____ computer games.
    (A) play (B) playing (C) to play (D) played
    The answer is option C. Is option B also acceptable?
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    Re: It is fun ... Ving

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    For my brother, it is fun ____ computer games.
    (A) play (B) playing (C) to play (D) played
    The answer is option C. Is option B also acceptable?
    Yes, although the whole sentence is rather unnatural and had clearly been constructed just to ask a test question. More naturally, while retaining the construction at the beginning, we would say:

    For my brother, playing computer games is fun.

    However, even more naturally, we would say:

    My brother finds playing computer games fun.
    My brother enjoys playing computer games.

    Remember that test questions are frequently constructed merely to test a particular grammar concept, with absolutely no regard to whether the sentence would be likely to be uttered by a native speaker.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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