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    Back to followed by a gerund acceptable?

    Hello there

    I was speaking to a friend of mine and I said:

    "Back to sleeping alone again".

    My friend said it was wrong.

    Is "back to" a phrase that accepts a gerund after it?

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    Re: Back to followed by a gerund acceptable?

    Quote Originally Posted by hntaha View Post
    Hello there

    I was speaking to a friend of mine and I said:

    "Back to sleeping alone again".

    My friend said it was wrong.

    Is "back to" a phrase that accepts a gerund after it?
    Your utterance was normal English. Yes, it is.

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