This is an example sentence from Cambridge Dictionary.

I find it surprising to see so many people here.

What I want to know is whether to see can be replaced with seeing.

I find it surprising seeing so many people here.

  • Are you asking about to see|seeing as a complement to surprising in particular?Or do you want to know about find it ... aggravating, disheartening, offf-putting, amusing, etc etc? Jul 9 '18 at 11:18

Yes it's possible to say this, it would sound very natural. If your concern is correctness of the sentence you could alternatively say.

I find it surprising that I'm seeing so many people here.

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