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    to fake + ing form or infinitive?

    The verb to fake is followed by the ing form or the infinitive?

    e.g. I fake being sick.
    I fake to be sick.

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    Re: to fake + ing form or infinitive?

    I found a noun after fake (it means to pretend that you have a feeling or illness), so I think the first one is correct. I fake being sick.

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    Re: to fake + ing form or infinitive?

    "I fake being sick" is possible. "I fake to be sick" is not.

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