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    admit (to) Ving/noun

    1. A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
    2. A quarter of all workers admit taking time off when they are not ill.
    3. No organization has admitted to responsibility for the bombing.
    4. No organization has admittedresponsibility for the bombing.
    #1 and #4 are quoted from a dictionary. Are #2 and #3 also acceptable?

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    Re: admit (to) Ving/noun

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
    2. A quarter of all workers admit taking time off when they are not ill.
    3. No organization has admitted to responsibility for the bombing.
    4. No organization has admittedresponsibility for the bombing.
    #1 and #4 are quoted from a dictionary. Are #2 and #3 also acceptable?
    (Not a teacher)
    The preposition "to" is optional.

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