Verb + verb form

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Verb + verb form

Postby Rustamsher » Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:21 pm

Which sentence(s) is/are grammatically correct?

(1) He conceded stealing the money.
(2) He conceded to steal the money.

The sentences above are self-made/random, I would just like to know if the verb concede take the gerund or the infinitive form of the verb.


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Re: Verb + verb form

Postby Alan » Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:40 am

Neither is standard.

--> He conceded that he had stolen the money.

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