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    begin to or begin -ing

    hi,

    Jane has just begun learning to drive.
    He was beginning to get angry after so much waiting.

    i know that either form is correct, but I can't still make a clear difference between them. Can you give me some explanation how to proceed ?

    thanx,
    Srdjan

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    Re: begin to or begin -ing

    I use the -ing form for a longer action and the infinitive for a shorter one.

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