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    glad

    Which sentences are right?
    Im glad to have the chance to be here.
    Im glad to have the chance of being here
    Im glad for having a chance to be here
    Im glad for having a chance of being here

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    Re: glad

    I'm glad to have the chance to be here.
    I'm glad to have the chance of being here.
    I'm glad for having a chance to be here.
    I'm glad for having a chance of being here.

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    Re: glad

    Soup, could you tell me the difference between the first three sentences, and also why the fourth is wrong? Is it usage, or is there a rule? Thank you.

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    Re: glad

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    Which sentences are right?
    Im glad to have the chance to be here.
    Im glad to have the chance of being here
    Im glad for having a chance to be here
    Im glad for having a chance of being here
    I don't like 3 or 4. But I don't like 4 any less than 3.
    I'm not sure why Soup is objecting to 4 but not 3.

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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I don't like 3 or 4. But I don't like 4 any less than 3.
    I'm not sure why Soup is objecting to 4 but not 3.
    Ellipsis,
    3. I'm glad for having (been given) a chance to be here.

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