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    to bring or to bringing, what is the different?

    Our skilled and talented jewelers are dedicated to bringing / to bring you the finest jewellery.

    Kinldy tell me what is correct, to bringing or to bring and what difference it make sin meaning if i use either of them

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    Re: to bring or to bringing, what is the different?

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    Our skilled and talented jewelers are dedicated to bringing / to bring you the finest jewellery.

    Kinldy tell me what is correct, to bringing or to bring and what difference it make sin meaning if i use either of them
    a hint: to be dedicated to sg

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    Exclamation Re: to bring or to bringing, what is the different?

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    Our skilled and talented jewelers are dedicated to bringing / to bring you the finest jewellery.

    Kinldy tell me what is correct, to bringing or to bring and what difference it make sin meaning if i use either of them
    I think you can use both 'to bring' as an inifinitive phrase as underlined or bringing as a gerund as object of the preposition 'to'. I would prefer the gerund. Look at these sentences taken from the web.
    I am dedicated to delivering something creative.
    I am dedi­cated to help­ing peo­ple achieve a living.

    As clarified by bhaisahab in the post following, the 'ing' form after 'to' is correct. So say:
    Our skilled and talented jewelers are dedicated to bringing you the finest jewellery.
    Last edited by sarat_106; 04-Jan-2010 at 11:41.

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    Re: to bring or to bringing, what is the different?

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    Our skilled and talented jewelers are dedicated to bringing / to bring you the finest jewellery.

    Kinldy tell me what is correct, to bringing or to bring and what difference it make sin meaning if i use either of them
    If "dedicated", is followed by a verb the verb is always in the "to-ing" form.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 04-Jan-2010 at 12:28.

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