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    Gerund or Infinitive?

    Hi everyone,

    Can anyone please tell me which of the following sentences are correct and why?

    The only thing I really like to do in life is to play tennis.
    The only thing I really like to do in life is play tennis.
    The only thing I really like doing in life is playing tennis.

    Also

    I don't like to go out or to meet people.
    I don't like going out or meeting people.


    Thanks

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    Re: Gerund or Infinitive?

    Any help?

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    Re: Gerund or Infinitive?

    Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutenglish View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Can anyone please tell me which of the following sentences are correct and why?

    The only thing I really like to do in life is to play tennis.
    The only thing I really like to do in life is play tennis.
    The only thing I really like doing in life is playing tennis.

    Also

    I don't like to go out or to meet people.
    I don't like going out or meeting people.


    Thanks
    They're all fine and a matter of personal choice. My personal choice:

    The only thing I really like doing is playing tennis.

    I don't like going out or meeting people.

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