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Two structures difference

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Two structures difference

Postby SARDORBEK » Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:44 am

Hello,dear ALAN!

a) I rely on you to come in time.
b) I rely on your coming in time.

What is the difference between the structures above all things considered
(e.g. formality, variety of English, and so on)

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Re: Two structures difference

Postby Alan » Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:36 am

Only (a) is natural.
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