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    Is this sentence acceptable English?

    One of the responsibilities of captaining a team is motivating the members to succeed and give their very best.

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    Re: Is this sentence acceptable English?

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    If you replace "is" with "involves" the sentence would sound somewhat better:

    One of the responsiblities of captaining a team (OR of being a team captain) involves motivating the players to succeed and give their very best.

    Or you can keep the verb in the infinitive:

    One of the responsibilities of captaining a team is to motivate the players to succeed and give their very best.

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    Re: Is this sentence acceptable English?

    or flip it around

    Motivating players to succeed and give their very best is a key responsiblity of the team captain.

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