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    "To"

    In the sentence below, do I need the "To?" I thought it might not be necessary, but it sounds a bit odd without the "To."

    In the end, we didnít treat this school project as big as we originally tried to make it (to) be.

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    Re: "To"

    It doesn't need 'to', but the sentence doesn't read very well to me; I would say something like:
    In the end, we didn't treat this school project in as big a way as we had originally planned.

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