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    devote + verb bare or V-ing ?

    hello
    please help me with this sentence ,
    The professor devoted all his life ...........(teach).... students .
    choose the best answer
    1/ to teach 2/ teaching

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    Re: devote + verb bare or V-ing ?

    You devote your life to X. X must be a noun, pronoun or gerund (verbal noun), so we need 'teaching' after the preposition 'to'.

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    Re: devote + verb bare or V-ing ?

    If your only choices are "to teach" or simply "teaching" then neither is correct. It should be "to teaching".

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