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    #1

    the use of "allow", meaning "make possible"

    Which is more correct, if any:

    "The use of different amounts of X allows determining the best X"
    or
    "The use of different amounts of X allows for the determination of the best X"

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: the use of "allow", meaning "make possible"

    Quote Originally Posted by ivferraz View Post
    Which is more correct, if any:

    (1) "The use of different amounts of X allows determining the best X"
    or
    (2) "The use of different amounts of X allows for the determination of the best X"

    Thanks in advance!
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