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    Verb Coordination

    Could you please explain to me which is correct 1 or 2?
    1- To create these files involves a lot of work.
    2- To create these files involve a lot of work.

    I tend to think the correct is 1 but I would like to be sure.
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    Re: Verb Coordination

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritisima View Post
    Could you please explain to me which is correct 1 or 2?
    1- To create these files involves a lot of work.
    2- To create these files involve a lot of work.

    I tend to think the correct is 1 but I would like to be sure.
    Thank you!
    Ritisima
    Neither is very natural. I would use "Creating these files involves a lot of work".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Verb Coordination

    You could write: "To create these files will take a lot of work".

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    Re: Verb Coordination

    Thank you!

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    Re: Verb Coordination

    Your thanks are appreciated, Ritisima, but you don't need to send them in a separate post.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


    Rover

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