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    Demand for doing something

    Hi

    I just want to know if it is correct to use "demand" as a noune with "for doing something".
    e.g something increses the demand for attending crash courses.

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    Re: Demand for doing something

    I would use 'need' instead of 'demand'.
    'Something increases the need to take crash courses.'

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    Re: Demand for doing something

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I would use 'need' instead of 'demand'.
    'Something increases the need to take crash courses.'
    They're different- the demand is how many people are looking for crash courses- they may not need them. There's a lot of demand for consumer goods that we don't need.

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    Re: Demand for doing something

    Quote Originally Posted by Razieh1368 View Post
    I just want to know if it is correct to use "demand" as a noune with "for doing something".
    e.g something increses the demand for attending crash courses.
    It's grammatically OK, but it sounds better to me with just a noun phrase: increases the demand for crash courses.

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