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    verbs with-ing and without-ing

    sometimes i have seen the verb attached with-ing and sometimes without as following:


    they allow parking at new campus.


    in this example with-ing

    they allow us to park at new campus

    without -ing


    there is a rule for this grammar? please feel free to clarify it.


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    Re: verbs with-ing and without-ing

    to park = Infinitive
    parking = Gerund

    Gerund and Infinitive can be replaced most of the time.

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    Re: verbs with-ing and without-ing

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    sometimes i have seen the verb attached with-ing and sometimes without as following:


    they allow parking at new campus.


    in this example with-ing

    they allow us to park at new campus

    without -ing



    "They allow parking" and "They allow parking (by people)" mean the same thing.

    (Say: "Is there a grammar rule that applies here?")

    ~R

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