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    Using "to" as many times as possible?

    Hi,
    Do I need to use the "to" that often:

    There is no need to stay there and (to) waste your time.
    After I tried to read and (to) understand it, I missed the train.


    Cheers!

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    Re: Using "to" as many times as possible?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    Hi,
    Do I need to use the "to" that often:

    There is no need to stay there and (to) waste your time.
    After I tried to read and (to) understand it, I missed the train.


    Cheers!
    No, the second "to" in each sentence is not necessary.

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