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    the point to

    Can one say:
    1-The point to do that is to help others.
    instead of:
    1a-The point in doing that is to help others.

    Can one say:
    2-What is the point to do that?
    instead of:
    2a-What is the point in doing that?

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    Re: the point to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:
    1-The point to do that is to help others.
    instead of:
    1a-The point in doing that is to help others.

    Can one say:
    2-What is the point to do that?
    instead of:
    2a-What is the point in doing that?
    I think, yes.

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