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    sentence 'look forward to.."

    a) I look forward to receipt of your account

    b) I look forward to receiving your account

    Are these sentences correct? I thought when we use "look forward to" we use a gerund.

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    Re: sentence 'look forward to.."

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    I thought when we use "look forward to" we use a gerund. Mostly, yes but frequently no.
    Both of your sentences are correct, but I prefer b because it flows more naturally.

    Please consider:
    I look forward to my professor's comments.
    I look forward to a favorable response.
    I look forward to that very much.

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