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    get around to (gerund / infinitive)

    Hello,
    Need some help wiht these phrases which one is correct:
    I got around to refurbish my kitchen
    I got around to refurbishing my kitchen
    I have seen in a lot of sites the gerund form after the phrasel verb "got around to" is it correct?
    thanks in advance

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    Re: get around to (gerund / infinitive)

    Yes, refurbishing is the correct choice. There may be occasions where one would not use the "ing" form in this type of construction, but I can't think of any.


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    Re: get around to (gerund / infinitive)

    So is it possible that the phrasel verb "got around to" is considered a preposition and thats why the "ing" form proceeds it?
    because after "to" its always an infinitive form.

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