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    Smile plan on it

    We need to calculate the cost of the trip before we start to plan on it.



    Does the above sentence sound right, especially the part in bold? Thanks.

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    Default Re: plan on it

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    We need to calculate the cost of the trip before we start to plan on it.

    Does the above sentence sound right, especially the part in bold? Thanks.
    No it doesn't. The gerund should be used here

    We need to calculate the cost of the trip before we start planning it.



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    Default Re: plan on it

    It can also be phrased "...start to plan it".

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    Default Re: plan on it

    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post
    No it doesn't. The gerund should be used here

    We need to calculate the cost of the trip before we start planning it.
    Thanks, Naamplao, for the reply.
    But could you clear it up why "to plan it" doesn't do the trick?
    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It can also be phrased "...start to plan it".
    Thanks, Anglika.

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