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    Hello, I'm a bit puzzled about this sentence. Is this okay?

    The effect involves an increased commitment to persevere, steadfast love, increased trust and increased relationship stability in the midst of parental support.

    I think that persevere should be perseverance, but I would like some comments. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by inkspells View Post
    Hello, I'm a bit puzzled about this sentence. Is this okay?

    The effect involves an increased commitment to persevere, steadfast love, increased trust and increased relationship stability in the midst of parental support.

    I think that persevere should be perseverance, but I would like some comments. Thanks!
    I think you need "persevering".

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    Default Re: Is this sentence right?

    Is the original sentence grammatically correct?

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    Default Re: Is this sentence right?

    Quote Originally Posted by inkspells View Post
    Is the original sentence grammatically correct?
    It is a very strange sentence.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 10-Jul-2013 at 07:28. Reason: Fixing typo.

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    Default Re: Is this sentence right?

    Quote Originally Posted by inkspells View Post
    Hello, I'm a bit puzzled about this sentence. Is this okay?

    The effect involves an increased commitment to persevere, steadfast love, increased trust and increased relationship stability in the midst of parental support.

    I think that persevere should be perseverance, but I would like some comments. Thanks!
    I would agree. Or, to avoid the zeugma, simply repeat the 'to' before 'steadfast'.

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