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Which one of the following statements is grammatically correct?

  1. All that act would do is speed up the process of bringing justice to the victims

  2. All that act would do is to speed up the process of bringing justice to the victims

If both are grammatically sound, please explain the difference between them.

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They are both grammatical, but the particle to can sometimes be omitted in constructions like this without any change in meaning. More common verbs that allow the omission are dare, help and let. If you are in any doubt, it’s probably safer to include it.

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