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    #1

    your considered opinion concerning the two sentences

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the two sentences below?

    It was an advantage to have that team as our opponent in the first round.

    It was an advantage having that team as our opponent in the first round.

    V

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    #2

    Re: your considered opinion concerning the two sentences

    An infinitive is more common in those constructions. A gerund is sometimes used for stylistic purposes.

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    Re: your considered opinion concerning the two sentences

    Hi Pokemon,

    Thank you for your kindness.

    V.

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