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    Default visit or visiting

    When should I use ,for instance, visit(as a noun) and when visiting(as a noun)?Is there a difference between them?

    e.g. (In a letter) With regard to your visiting/visit ?

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    Default Re: visit or visiting

    I'd go with "visit". It just sounds natural.

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    Default Re: visit or visiting

    The visit is the actual time you're there. We had a nice visit.

    The "visiting" is the process of going/staying there. With three children under the age of five, visiting anyone these days is always a process,
    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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    Default Re: visit or visiting

    Only 'visiting' can take a direct object:.....With regard to you(r) visiting my parents, ...

    This could also be expressed as: .....With regard to your vist to my parents, ...

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    Default Re: visit or visiting

    "The Visiting" would be a better title for a horror movie.

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