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    Default a point of grammar

    Is there a difference between:
    To go to America, you need a visa
    and
    For going to America, you need a visa.

    To kill the bacteria, boil the water for 10 minutes
    and
    For killing the bacteria, boil the water for 10 minutes.
    Is this just a matter of style or is one of the them incorrect or is there a difference in meaning between the two?

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    Default Re: a point of grammar

    To go to America, you need a visa.
    For going to America, you need a visa.

    To kill the bacteria, boil the water for 10 minutes.
    For killing the bacteria, boil the water for 10 minutes.

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