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Between these sentences, which one is correct/preferable?

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Is "for [gerund]" acceptable in some cases, for example in set phrases?

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They are both all right, but I would rephrase them a little to make them sound a little better, like so:

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The first one, I think, is preferable over the second one. "for [gerund]" is perfectly acceptable in this case.

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