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    to make /making

    i'll ask something about gerunds:

    to make a succesful soufflé requires expert timing

    or

    making a succesful soufflé requires expert timing

    i think it may be first because 'purpose' but i dont know

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    Re: to make /making

    [QUOTE=elensar;701103]i'll ask something about gerunds:
    Welcome!


    to make a succesful soufflé requires expert timing

    or

    Making a successful soufflé requires expert timing.

    i think it may be first because 'purpose' but i dont know Actually the sentence is talking about an (action)(job), not a purpose.

    /QUOTE]

    The part of the sentence before "requires" is the subject of the sentence. Gerunds function as nouns, so they are very suitable for starting sentences like the above.
    Last edited by 2006; 09-Jan-2011 at 05:25.

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