handling/dealing of the whole matter

blizzy

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Can I say all that?
The handling/dealing of the whole matter is more then difficult.
How the whole thing is handled remains a mystery to me.
How the whole thing is to be handled remains a mystery to me.
 

bhaisahab

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Can I say all that?

How the whole thing is handled remains a mystery to me.
How the whole thing is to be handled remains a mystery to me.

Both of the above are OK.
 

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For the first one, perhaps:

Dealing with it is hard.
 

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Hi Tarheel,
do you consider the first one wrong?
 

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The first is wrong if you use "then" instead of "than".
 

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The first is wrong if you use "then" instead of "than".
You're right of course. That was once again one of my many careless mistakes.

So once again!
The handling/dealing of the whole matter is more than difficult.
 

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For the second one, perhaps:

How the matter would be handled is a mystery to me.

For the first one, I prefer hard to difficult. (Less typing!) Also, you might say:

Dealing with it is very hard. (Or very difficult.)
 
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