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Reply to "a food-processing firm invest its profits in magazines"

Hi, Yasukotta,

@yasukotta posted:

 

(1) An oil company may extend into transportation, or a food-processing firm invest its profits in magazines, but there is one thing the corporation cannot do.

This is a case of modal verb ellipsis. For the sake of clarity, you can say:

(1) An oil company may extend into transportation, or a food-processing firm may invest its profits in magazines, but there is one thing the corporation cannot do.

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