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hanky

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Is this sentence grammatical?

Winning this competition enables him to buy a new car.

In other words, can we use the structure, smth enables somebody to do smth?

Thanks so much.
 

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Is this sentence grammatical?

Winning this competition enables him to buy a new car.

In other words, can we use the structure, smth enables somebody to do smth?

Thanks so much.

It sounds fine to me.

Winning the lottery would enable me to give up work.
Having a lot of money enables my brother to go on holiday whenever he likes.
 

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It sounds fine to me.

Winning the lottery would enable me to give up work.
Having a lot of money enables my brother to go on holiday whenever he likes.

Your answer enables me to not worry about the structure.
Thank you.
Have a nice day.
H.
 
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