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    #1

    disgusts me/is disgusting

    Which is correct:

    1-He disgusts me to look at.

    2-He is disgusting for me to look at.


    3-That job annoys me to do.

    4-That job is annoying for me to do.

    I think '2' and '4' work fine and '1' and '3' are just incorrect.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: disgusts me/is disgusting

    2 and 4 work for me! 1 and 3 are 'just incorrect'!

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    #3

    Re: disgusts me/is disgusting

    Delete the last parts of 1 and 3 and they are fine.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: disgusts me/is disgusting

    1. Looking at him disgusts me.
    2. Doing this job annoys me.

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    #5

    Re: disgusts me/is disgusting

    not a teacher

    Also: 1. It disgusts me to look at him.

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    #6

    Re: disgusts me/is disgusting

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    1. Looking at him disgusts me.
    2. Doing this job annoys me.
    Especially if just is put at the start.

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