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    Cool Please, is this sentence correct?

    sentence is:

    This company, in its eagerness to growing up (or grow up?) and keeping offering to the market (or to market?) the best product,...
    Last edited by Bushwhacker; 30-Dec-2008 at 23:10. Reason: Changing typing mistake "in his eageness" for "in its eagerness"

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    Cool Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    Please I need some help here. Main problem is that I think that in this case verbs preceded with "to" (taking into account this "to" seems to be here a preposition) must be taking the gerund form, but I'm not quite sure and I'm asking for some assistance.

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    Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    You have given us an opening clause, using both "this" and "his".

    Please write the complete sentence.

    As is, it's very confusing.

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    Cool Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    You have given us an opening clause, using both "this" and "his".

    Please write the complete sentence.

    As is, it's very confusing.
    Thank You. It is as follows:

    This company, in its eagerness to growing up (or grow up?) and keeping offering to the market (or to market?) the best product, began building radio controlled auxiliary ships.

    Thank You for your help
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    Cool Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    Wouldn't be correct to use "for" instead?

    I mean: Instead of This company, in its eagerness to growing up and keeping offering to the market (or to market?) the best product, began building radio controlled auxiliary ships.

    What about: This company, in its eagerness for growing up and keeping offering to the market (or to market?) the best product, began building radio controlled auxiliary ships.
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    Cool Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    You have given us an opening clause, using both "this" and "his".

    Please write the complete sentence.

    As is, it's very confusing.
    Sorry, it is "its" not "his". Typing mistake.

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    Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    I'm not a teacher nor native english speaker, but what about changing the word order.

    Having eagerness to grow up and offer the best productions, this/our company is (or simply we are) inventing a radio controlled auxiliary ships.

    If you're refering to the company you're working for, I would use "our" or "we are" instead of "this."
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    Re: Please, is this sentence correct?

    This company, in its eagerness to grow up and continue offering the best products to the market, began building radio controlled auxiliary ships.

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