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    Don't avoid using a gerund.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Don't avoid using a gerund.
    Provided you know how to use it correctly. I, myself, sometimes don't know was what I've just said correct or not, but absolutely sure that I make lots of mistakes. :(

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    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.
    Thanks, veru encouraging. It let you think that if you are really eager about doing something, you can do that! :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.
    What will be correct: It lets you, or It let you? :?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yulia
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.
    What will be correct: It lets you, or It let you? :?
    I let you
    She lets you
    He lets you
    It lets you

    We let you
    They let you

    :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by yulia
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.
    What will be correct: It lets you, or It let you? :?
    I let you
    She lets you
    He lets you
    It lets you

    We let you
    They let you

    :D
    The reason why I asked is that "let" is the modal verb and for most of the modal verbs you cannot add "s" at the end.

    :?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yulia
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by yulia
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    All learners make mistakes- it's through making mistakes that we come to learn the correct forms.
    What will be correct: It lets you, or It let you? :?
    I let you
    She lets you
    He lets you
    It lets you

    We let you
    They let you

    :D
    The reason why I asked is that "let" is the modal verb and for most of the modal verbs you cannot add "s" at the end.

    :?
    If it is used in the past tense, it would be let in all the instances Cas cited.

    :)

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    Re: avoid

    avoid +gerund

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    Re: avoid

    I'm like a dog with two tails

    I got the correct answer.However, the members above had explained the
    rule needn't to add.

    see you around!

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