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azz

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Can one say:

a. There are five students to take the test.
instead of:
b. There are five students who are to take the test.

I think one can say:

c. There are five students here to take the test.

but I don't know why I don't feel comfortable with (a).
 
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Good evening Azz,

a) is OK.

and

your third alternative, c), is OK as well.

Regards,

José Manuel Rosón Bravo
 
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