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    Which of these is correct:
    1-I used my knife to open the door.
    2-I used my knife for opening the door.

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    #2
    Both are correct.

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    #3
    They are correct, but I would use the second when talking in general rather than a specific occasion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    They are correct, but I would use the second when talking in general rather than a specific occasion.
    In that case, wouldn't you say I used my knife for opening doors?

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    yep, if I were a burglar.

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