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Hello!

Could anybody please explain me if the sentences below are equipollent? If they are not, what is the difference?

1. I consider it important to begin the preparation at once. And: I consider it is important to begin the preparation at once.

2. I think it nesessary to wait a few days. And: I think it is nesessary to wait a few days.

3. I find it strange that he did not come. And: I find it is strange that he did not come.

It isn't wrong to use it is in that case, is it?
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Hi,

Could anybody please explain me if the sentences below are equipollent? Yes, they seem equivalent to me.

1. I consider it important to begin the preparation at once. And: I consider it is important to begin the preparation at once.

2. I think it necessary to wait a few days. And: I think it is nesessary to wait a few days.

3. I find it strange that he did not come. And: I find it is strange that he did not come.

It isn't wrong to use it is in that case, is it? No, it's fine.

Best wishes, Clive
The first one (with 'consider') is iffy, but the others seem equipollent.

The problem with the first is that "I consider (that) it is important ..." doesn't seem to make sense to me, possibly because I myself would not generate that construction.

CJ
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I see. Thank you!
Hello again,

Here is one more question has come into my mind.

Are these correct?


a) I consider this information important.

b) I find this fact strange.
Perhaps, I should place is after information and fact? I am confused a little... Please, help me.
A and B are both correct, Ruslana. These, too, would be okay:

a) I consider this information to be important.

b) I find that this fact is strange...or: I find this fact to be strange.

However, you want to introduce your question this way: 'Here is one more question that has come to mind.'
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Thank you very much, Davkett.

Here is one more question that has come to mind.

Hmm... I can't take that out here and I should change the preposition... And I should have said mind without my because, as I suppose, it is clear that the mind is mine... I get.

Many thanks again!

You're welcome.