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    to vs for

    Hi,

    What is the difference between the below sentences , why the second sentence is wrong?

    They instructed him to prepare a road map for deploying home guards.


    They instructed him to prepare a road map to deploy home guards.

    Thanks

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    Re: to vs for

    On the face of it there is nothing wrong with the second sentence. Who says that there is?

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    #3

    Re: to vs for

    Quote Originally Posted by jacob1985 View Post
    Hi,

    What is the difference between the below sentences below? Why is the second sentence is wrong?

    They instructed him to prepare a road map for deploying home guards.

    They instructed him to prepare a road map to deploy home guards.

    Thanks.
    Please see my corrections above in red. Note the correct construction for your question starting with "Why". As bhaisahab said, who told you the second sentence is wrong? Are the home guards going to travel to somewhere for which a road map does not yet exist? Presumably, the "him" in your sentences is a cartographer.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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