I think there is a big difference. :wink:Originally Posted by blacknomi
try + -ing She tried to swallow the pill, but her throat was too sore.
( attempt to do something) She was not successful.
try + inf She tried swallowing the pill, but it didn't make her feel better.
(She swallowed the pill because she thought it might help.)
come + -ing He came running when I called. (move in a particular way)
come + inf That's the kind of behavior we have come to expect from him.
(start doing something)
regret + -ing I regret not marrying John. (be sorry about an action in the
regret + inf (with say, tell, inform, and announce) I regret to say that
the plane will be late.) (be sorry about a present action)
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