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    #1

    immediate action

    Are sentences 1 and 2 correct:

    1) This problem requires immediate action to solve.

    Meaning: Solving this problem requires immediate action.

    2) This building requires immediate action to save.

    Meaning: Saving this building requires immediate action.

    I don't think they sound right, but I have doubts.


    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: immediate action

    There are OK but I would prefer:

    This problem needs to be solved immediately.
    This building needs to be saved immediately.
    I am not a teacher.

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