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    #1

    like to swim/swimming

    1. I like swimming. (I am interested in swimming)
    2. .I like to swim.

    What is the difference in the above sentences?.

    Thank you for your help.

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    #2

    Re: like to swim/swimming

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    Semantically, there is no difference between them.

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    #3

    Re: like to swim/swimming

    Some people feel a slight difference:

    I like swimming - I enjoy swimming.
    I like to swim - habit, I choose to swim.


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    #4

    Re: like to swim/swimming

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Some people feel a slight difference:

    I like swimming - I enjoy swimming.
    I like to swim - habit, I choose to swim.

    Thanks Moderator 5jj.
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    Can you give me some examples for the followings?

    1. What sports do you like?
    I like swimming.

    2. What questions should we ask if we reply "I like to swim'.
    What...............................?
    I like to swim.

    Thanks again.

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    #5

    Re: like to swim/swimming

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks Moderator 5jj.
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    Can you give me some examples for the followings?

    1. What sports do you like?
    I like swimming.

    2. What questions should we ask if we reply "I like to swim'.
    What...............................?
    I like to swim.

    Thanks again.
    "What do you like to do for exercise?" is possible.

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