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    #1

    -to

    To read a good book is my favorite form of relaxation.
    Read a good book is my favorite form of relaxation.
    Is there a difference in meaning?read here is verb?
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    Re: -to

    Only the first, using the to-infintive form of the verb, is correct. The bare infinitive of the verb, read is not possible as the subject of a sentence.

    We coud also use the gerund, reading; this is more common.

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