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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool pay/repay/pay back

    Hello!

    Which verb is best in this case?:

    If I won 1m, I would finish paying/repaying/paying back my house.

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    Ps: Can we ever use the structure "finish to do smth"?

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    Default Re: pay/repay/pay back

    Will, in the US, we'd say "I'd pay off my house."

    I can't think of a time when "finish to do" would sound right, but every time I say "never" someone comes up with an example. Generally, though, it's finish Xing.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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