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    Gerund vs infinitive

    Dear Teacher,
    Please tell me which of the two pair of sentences written below is more appropriate:

    Example no 1

    1. Our employees are receptive to attending the meeting. OR
    2. Our employees are receptive to attend the meeting.
    Example no 2

    1. I commit myself to attending the meeting. Or
    2. I commit myself to attend the meeting.
    Thank you.
    Last edited by Gilles L; 10-Jan-2011 at 00:39. Reason: Question needs to be restructured

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    Re: Gerund vs infinitive

    Our employees are receptive to attending the meeting.

    Though I prefer: Our employees are receptive to the idea of attending the meeting.

    I commit myself to attending the meeting.

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    Re: Gerund vs infinitive

    Dear Teacher,
    Sorry my original question was not worded properly. It should have read:<

    In each of the examples listed below, please tell me which of the two sentences written below is more appropriate:

    Example no 1

    1. Our employees are receptive to attending the meeting. OR
    2. Our employees are receptive to attend the meeting.
    Example no 2

    1. I commit myself to attending the meeting. Or
    2. I commit myself to attend the meeting.
    Thank you.

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    Re: Gerund vs infinitive

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilles L View Post
    Sorry my original question was not worded properly. It should have read: In each of the examples listed below, please tell me which of the two sentences written below is more appropriate:
    I simply gave you the more appropriate one, plus another suggestion.

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