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    seen+inf or gerund?

    -How are you?
    choose
    He was seen...........the company.
    enter
    to enter
    entering

    I think entering is ok

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    Re: seen+inf or gerund?

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    -How are you?
    choose
    He was seen...........the company.
    enter
    to enter
    entering

    I think entering is ok
    ********** NOT a teacher **********

    Hello, Nado.

    (1) Some books give this example to study:

    I saw him cross the street. = I saw him start and finish that action.

    I saw him crossing the street. = I saw him in the middle of the street, but I

    do not know if he finished that action. (My telephone rang, so I turned

    my head away and did not see what happened.)

    (2) Therefore, I think that:

    He was seen to enter the building. = He definitely went into the

    building.

    He was seen entering the building. = He started to enter, but it is not

    known if he actually went inside.

    THANK YOU

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    Re: seen+inf or gerund?

    thank you so much my great teacher.

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