a distinct possibility for/of The Stock Exchange ...

bompart

Senior Member
Hello,

Could you help me fill in the following sentence in the proper way:

There is distinct possibility....the Stock Exchange...
a) of/crashing
b) for/to crash

For me B is the right answer but I 'm not quite sure and I don't know how to explain it...
 
  • Nunty

    Modified
    Hebrew-US English (bilingual)
    Hello, bompart. :)

    I agree disagree with you. I don't know how to explain it in grammatical terms, but my AE ear is accustomed to hearing "distinct possibility of" as a set phrase.

    EDIT: I don't agree. I disagree, as I proceed to explain. Sorry for my confusing post. :(
     
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    Nunty

    Modified
    Hebrew-US English (bilingual)
    To be clear, my post above, which I have now edited, disagrees with you, bompart. I agree with Beryl.
     
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