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    Student: P vs Tense

    Could anyone give me tips on how to differentiate between grammatical categories Preposition to and Tense (to)

    How can I decide whether or not it is a preposition or inflection?

    For eg: Executives like driving to work

    It's important for them to show an interest.

    I get a little confused between the two.


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    Re: Student: P vs Tense

    Why don't you try substitution? If you change 'work' in the second to a noun phrase like 'the shops', it works, but it doesn't in the second.

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