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    make your company more /operate(s) more

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence is more correct?

    Sentence1:
    My skills can make your company operate more smoothly and efficiently.
    Sentence2:
    My skills can make your company operates more smoothly and efficiently.
    Sentence3:
    My skills can make your company more smooth and efficient.

    Thanks

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    Re: make your company more /operate(s) more

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence is more correct?

    Sentence1:
    My skills can make your company operate more smoothly and efficiently.
    Sentence2:
    My skills can make your company operates more smoothly and efficiently.
    Sentence3:
    My skills can make your company more smooth and efficient.

    Thanks
    Sentence 1 is best. In fact, I might use "function" rather than operate.
    Sentence 2 is incorrect. "can make" requires the infinitive, (to) operate
    Sentence 3 is not totally incorrect but works much better with the additional verb. Would you say, "A smooth and efficient company"? It sounds a little strange to me. "A company that runs (operates) smoothly and efficiently" makes more sense to me.

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