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  1. true will's Avatar
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      • Native Language:
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      • Saudi Arabia
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    • Join Date: Jul 2009
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    Smile to getting or\ to get

    Hi all teachers ^_^

    i read this sentence '' Preparation is the key to getting the teaching position of your dreams ''

    i used to write to get not to getting because after '' to'' come a basic verb without anything so i'm confused please teachers declare it ...

    i'm grateful to your help

    Thanks >>>

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
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    Re: to getting or\ to get

    the key to something -- 'to' is a preposition and it takes a noun as its object. The present participle form of the verb is a gerund acting as a noun.


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