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    #1

    Smile Infinitive or Gerund?

    Hello Folks,

    I'd like to know what is the correct sentence.

    I listened to him saying that .... or ... I listened to him say that...
    I heard him saying that... or I heard him say...

    Infinitive or gerund after "him" ???

    Thanks in advance.

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    Wanderson

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    Re: Infinitive or Gerund?

    I would use heard him say if I heard everything, and heard him saying if this was part of what he said. I wouldn't use listen here.

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    #3

    Smile Re: Infinitive or Gerund?

    That helps me alot!
    Thanks very much.

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