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    Question "to + -ing"

    I am looking forward to receiving your reply.
    She's committed to taking part.

    I found both of the sentences correct. but,howcome it can be that way?

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    Re: "to + -ing"

    Please note that After preposition only Noun and Gerund Comes. Receving your reply and taking part is one of them.

    Hope this will help you.

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    Re: "to + -ing"

    It can be hard to see when 'to' is a preposition and when it is an infinitive marke, but any case like the first, where you have a phrasal verb with two prepositions after is, takes the gerund. There are also a number of verbs that do the same, like that one, object, etc.

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    Re: "to + -ing"

    so the two "to" there is a preposition, is it?

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