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# The ABC company apoligized to the court for <failing

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The ABC company apoligized to the court for <failing to/its failure to> properly submit XYZ during the last decade.

Which one is correct and Why? (I do not recall the question precisely but I do know the answer).

THanks.

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Schools: University of Chicago, Wharton School
Re: SC: Failing or Failure [#permalink]

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10 Aug 2011, 13:44
Seattle_76 wrote:
The ABC company apoligized to the court for <failing to/its failure to> properly submit XYZ during the last decade.

Which one is correct and Why? (I do not recall the question precisely but I do know the answer).

THanks.

Its a kind of idiomatic expression and proper usage:- "its failure to" is better than "failing to".

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Re: SC: Failing or Failure   [#permalink] 10 Aug 2011, 13:44
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