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    this or it?

    When cooking we add a lot of sugar into the pastry. And this (it?) becomes a tasty pie.

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    Re: this or it?

    I think both are correct

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    Re: this or it?

    Quote Originally Posted by ndexter View Post
    When cooking we add a lot of sugar into the pastry. And this (it?) becomes a tasty pie.

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    I would say "When cooking, we add a lot of sugar to the pastry, making this a tasty pie!" However, this would only work if the speaker was actually appearing on a cookery programme and was demonstrating the actual pie. The chef would probably point at or show the pie at the same time as saying "this".

    If there is no visual aspect, I would probably say "When cooking, we add a lot of sugar to the pastry, making a tasty pie".

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    Re: this or it?

    We can't use "into" instead of "to" in the above, can we ?
    Is there any use of "add" with the preposition "into" ?

    Can we use "make" instead of "making" in the above ?
    I think "making" sounds better but "make" is also correct, isn't it ?
    Thank you very much !
    Last edited by crazYgeeK; 01-Aug-2010 at 18:19.

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