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I use Grammarly Chrome extension to validate my texts in English. And with some sentences I keep seeing the error message "Infinitive instead of gerund". I'm not sure if this is an appropriate error message, and whether I should I adopt the suggested correction or not.
The initial installation requires to have a certain expertise.
Correction suggested by Grammarly:
Initial installation requires having a certain expertise.
For some reason, I don't like how the suggestion sounds. And I think I met with a similar use of an infinitive used after a verb before.