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    Crazy on or crazy about

    We say:

    "He is crazy on going there" and never use "about" with gerund.


    "He is crazy about going there" that is incorrect?

    What do guys think?

    Another question is:

    I object to their going there or I object to them going there?

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    Re: Crazy on or crazy about

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    We say:

    "He is crazy on going there" and never use "about" with gerund. Why not?


    "He is crazy about going there" that is incorrect?

    What do guys think?

    Another question is:

    I object to their going there or I object to them going there?
    Both are used.
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    Re: Crazy on or crazy about

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    Is there any subtle difference between " I'm crazy about going there" and "I'm crazy on going there"?

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    Re: Crazy on or crazy about

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is there any subtle difference between " I'm crazy about going there" and "I'm crazy on going there"?
    We don't say "crazy on".

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    Re: Crazy on or crazy about

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is there any subtle difference between " I'm crazy about going there" and "I'm crazy on going there"?
    I just came up with another questin:

    Which is more natural?

    "I object to them breaking up"

    OR

    "I objet to their parting"

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    Re: Crazy on or crazy about

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    I just came up with another questin:

    Which is more natural?

    "I object to them breaking up"

    OR

    "I objet to their parting"
    I take it " crazy on" is incorrect or it just sounds unnatural?

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