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    In order for Ving

    Hello,

    In order to vote to take place, a quorum must be present.

    In order for voting to take place, a quorum must be present.

    Can we use 'in order for + Ving' instead of 'in order to + V'? I think we can use the second usage in spoken English, is that right?

    Thanks.

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    Re: In order for Ving

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    In order to vote to take place, a quorum must be present.
    In order for voting to take place, a quorum must be present.

    Can we use 'in order for + Ving' instead of 'in order to + V'? I think we can use the second usage in spoken English, is that right?
    In this sentence, you must. The first is not correct.

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    Re: In order for Ving

    If you want to use "vote" (noun) then you need to say "In order for a vote to take place ..."
    If you want to use "to vote" then you must omit other words - "In order to vote, a quorum ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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