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    diffrence between infinitival to and preposition to

    Please l would like knowing (to) in thses sentences.

    A- I look forward to learning to drive
    B-It’s difficult to get him to work
    C- I’ve never felt tempted to turn to taking drugs
    D -Better to yield to temptation than to submit to deprivation!
    E- Failure to achieve sometimes drives people to drink
    F- Try to go to sleep.


    Thank you

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    Re: diffrence between infinitival to and preposition to

    Quote Originally Posted by the killer View Post
    Please l would like knowing (to) in thses sentences.

    A- I look forward to learning to drive
    B-Itís difficult to get him to work
    C- Iíve never felt tempted to turn to taking drugs
    D -Better to yield to temptation than to submit to deprivation!
    E- Failure to achieve sometimes drives people to drink
    F- Try to go to sleep.


    Thank you
    Infinitive "to" precedes a verb. Preposition "to" precedes a noun or pronoun.
    Now try to figure it out.

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