I have a student who asked me why the sentence following is as it is:
"There are disadvantages to using mobile phones."
The student asked me why it isn't "There are disadvantages to use
I couldn't explain - i.e. I couldn't analyse the sentence. Is it because of the use of 'there are'?
This is a student who is a great communicator but has a number of grammar 'gaps'.
Can anyone help?