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    Using infinitives as the object

    Hi,

    I was just reading a Standard test question with the following two options:

    The best thing to do is leave it alone, let it dry and ....
    The best thing to do is (to) leave it alone,.....

    I thought the (to) is required in the example above but the answer explanation says it is not. Is that correct ? Is there any rule about when you want to use (to) in this case ?

    Thanks,
    Faz

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    Re: Using infinitives as the object

    It's fine with or without 'to'.

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