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    Verb+ing , verb + infinitive

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    1. He kept on interrupting while I was speaking.

    2. We decided not to go out beacuse of the weather.

    Could please explain why we write these sentences two fashion different?

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    Re: Verb+ing , verb + infinitive

    I think it's something to be memorized as it is. You can hardly find any explanation for it in present day English.

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    Re: Verb+ing , verb + infinitive

    2. We decided not to go out beacuse of the weather.

    You could also say; 'We decided on not going out, because of the weather.'

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