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    1. It appears that there is increasing chance to take legal action against the tenant.

    2. There appears to be increasing chance to take legal action against the tenant.

    (a) Which of the above sentences are correct?
    (b) What is the function of "to be" in sentence (2)?


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    Re: appears

    There really isn't much difference between
    "It appears that there is" and "There appears to be"

    However, you need an article - "an increasing chance"

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