[Grammar] Verb Coordination

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Ritisima

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Could you please explain to me which is correct 1 or 2?
1- To create these files involves a lot of work.
2- To create these files involve a lot of work.

I tend to think the correct is 1 but I would like to be sure.
Thank you!
Ritisima
 

emsr2d2

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Could you please explain to me which is correct 1 or 2?
1- To create these files involves a lot of work.
2- To create these files involve a lot of work.

I tend to think the correct is 1 but I would like to be sure.
Thank you!
Ritisima

Neither is very natural. I would use "Creating these files involves a lot of work".
 

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You could write: "To create these files will take a lot of work".
 

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Your thanks are appreciated, Ritisima, but you don't need to send them in a separate post.

We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


Rover:-D
 
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