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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool way to/of

    Hello!

    Which is best/the most common?:

    -What's the right way to do smth

    -What's the right way of doing smth

    -The best way to do smth

    -The best way of doing smth

    Thank you
    W

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    Default Re: way to/of

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Which is best/the most common?:

    -What's the right way to do something?

    -What's the right way of doing something?

    -The best way to do smth

    -The best way of doing smth

    Thank you
    W
    I think they are slightly different in the meaning. "to" implies that you are going to "do something" and that's the reason you ask this question. Perhaps other members can help more. I think they are very similar to each other but not the same.

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