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    the restructuring the instituions

    The second issue of longstanding concern for India is the restructuring the institutions that manage the global economy where there are now signs that the..

    Shouldn't the bolded part be 'the restructuring of the institutions.. '? both the words restructuring and institutions are acting as nouns, right? so how does this kind of construction make sense?

    Please explain

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    #2

    Re: the restructuring the instituions

    You are correct. It should be either

    The ... issue ... is the restructuring OF the institutions ...

    or

    The ... issue ... is restructuring the institutions ...

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    #3

    Re: the restructuring the instituions

    Oh, so.. Both are correct?

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    #4

    Re: the restructuring the instituions

    Yes, but the original was wrong.

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    Re: the restructuring the instituions

    Yeah, the removal of 'the' from the sentence made the word 'restructuring' to act as verb.. Thanks for your help:)

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