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    difference between gernd and infinitive

    respected sir,
    I am new learner of engish i have problem with mentioned title i want to know the difference in mening between gerund and infinitive .
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    Re: difference between gernd and infinitive

    Hi
    Welcome to the forum,
    gerund means the ING form of the verb like: going/ helping/ walking etc.
    Infinitive means the base form of the verb. We have infinitive with to like: to go, to walk etc and also infinitive without to like: go, walk, help.
    There are different cases that we make use of them in the sentences.
    1. You can use a gerund as a noun in the sentence.for example: I like apple. I like going out.Studying English is so nice.
    2. There are some verbs in English that are followed either by a gerund or an infinitive. To find the long list of those verbs you can refer to a grammar reference book.
    Good luck!

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    Re: difference between gernd and infinitive

    Quote Originally Posted by moonlike View Post
    Hi


    1. You can use a gerund as a noun in the sentence.for example: I like apple. I like going out.Studying English is so nice.
    2. There are some verbs in English that are followed either by a gerund or an infinitive.
    Hi moonlike ,

    Going out is not used as a noun here. Maybe it is used as an object. It would be : I like going outside.
    PS: My keyboard is not working properly.

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    Re: difference between gernd and infinitive

    Hi Sumon
    Object is also a noun.Object can be a noun or a noun phrase.
    Good luck!

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    Re: difference between gernd and infinitive


    My
    head is also not working properly.

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