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    Gerund or Infinitive

    Mary wanted to do her shopping before 11 a.m.
    She meant to do /doing her shopping before 11 a.m.
    I think that "to do" is correct, am I right?

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    Re: Gerund or Infinitive

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    Mary wanted to do her shopping before 11 a.m.
    She meant to do /doing her shopping before 11 a.m.
    I think that "to do" is correct, am I right?
    Yes, "doing" is wrong.

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    Re: Gerund or Infinitive

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    Mary wanted to do her shopping before 11 a.m.
    She meant to do /doing her shopping before 11 a.m.
    I think that "to do" is correct, am I right?

    Yes, meant "to do" is right. You might be thinking of she "intended on doing" (also correct but more long-winded).

    John

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