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    admit to or admit ing

    hi there!! is the verb admit followed by to plus gerund or just gerund or both? for example what's the difference between the following sentences " she finally admitted to taking my camera", " she finally admitted taking my camera"
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    Re: admit to or admit ing

    It seems both options are possible:

    admit (to) doing something [accept truth]
    Dana admitted feeling hurt by what I had said.

    admit doing something [accept blame]
    Greene admitted causing death by reckless driving.

    admit to (doing) something [accept blame]
    A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
    After questioning, he admitted to the murder.
    No organization has admitted responsibility for the bombing.


    Longman - admit

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    Re: admit to or admit ing

    thank you!!!

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