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    to make (or) to making? why!

    Hi

    My Q is about this sentence "
    In her work with the first computers, she put us on the way to making computers available to everyone."

    why did the writer add "ing" to the verb "
    make" which came after "to"?

    Thanks in advance....


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    Re: to make (or) to making? why!

    I am not a teacher.

    It's "on the way to noun", not "on the way infinitive". The "to" is an ordinary preposition, not the infinitive particle. I hope this helps.

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