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    the difference

    What's the difference between these 2 sentences:

    All I do is cry.
    All I do is crying.

    Why can the bare infinitive be used?

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    Re: the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    What's the difference between these 2 sentences:

    All I do is cry.
    All I do is crying.

    Why can the bare infinitive be used?
    Only the bare infinitive is possible there. We don't say "All I do is crying".

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    Re: the difference

    Why? Is there a rule or something?

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    Re: the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Why? Is there a rule or something?
    Please give some examples of sentences where you find "All I do is +verb +ing" to be correct.

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