Tag Archives: Gerunds

Order of adjectives

Remember the film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? I didn’t see it either. But it doesn’t matter. The point I’m going to discuss here is why we can’t say “My Greek Fat Big Wedding”. In English there are rules about … Continue reading

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When is it correct to use “to” plus –ing (part 2)

I said in the last post that when “to” acts as a preposition it is usually followed by an –ing form or a noun/noun phrase. Now we will look at exceptions to this rule. The most important exception relates to … Continue reading

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When is it correct to use “to” plus –ing? (part 1)

WRONG I look forward to talk to you on Friday afternoon. RIGHT I look forward to talking to you on Friday afternoon. As the example above shows, sometimes it is correct to use “to” plus the –ing form of a … Continue reading

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