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    the thought of

    Can one say:
    1-The thought of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The thought of him doing something like that is ridiculous.

    Can one say:
    2-The idea of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The idea of him doing something like that is ridiculous.

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    Re: the thought of

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:
    1-The thought of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The thought of him doing something like that is ridiculous.

    Can one say:
    2-The idea of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The idea of him doing something like that is ridiculous.
    No, it's not possible.

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    #3

    Re: the thought of

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:
    1-The thought of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The thought of him doing something like that is ridiculous.

    Can one say:
    2-The idea of him to do something like that is ridiculous.
    instead of:
    The idea of him doing something like that is ridiculous.
    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, it's not possible.
    One can say, though one may not like it to say, though it sounds ridiculous.

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