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    "To" at beginning of sentence

    Please, advise me.
    Is it necessary (from grammatical point of view) to put "To" at beginning of the following sentence?
    Resolutions to vote:
    ?"To"? Create a Committee for strategic planning.
    Thank you!

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    Re: "To" at beginning of sentence

    Without the to, it is a sentence in the imperative mood. With the to, it is no longer a sentence.

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    Re: "To" at beginning of sentence

    Use the "to."

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    Re: "To" at beginning of sentence

    The sentence comes from minutes of the supervisory board meeting. It is an item to be vote. I do not think, it should be an imperative.

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    Re: "To" at beginning of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by inochita View Post
    The sentence comes from minutes of the supervisory board meeting. It is an item to be voted on. I do not think (no comma required) it should be an imperative.
    You're right. It should not be an imperative.

    We are going to vote on whether or not:

    - To create a Committee for Strategic Planning
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    To buy a town Christmas tree this year
    - To mark out more disabled parking spaces in the Town Hall car park.

    I don't like the very first part that you posted "Resolutions to vote". I would expect either "Resolutions to be voted on" or "Resolutions awaiting vote" or something similar.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: "To" at beginning of sentence

    Thank you very much!

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