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    Verb to with -ing

    What I studied was after 'to' we use infinitive verbs,
    But I have being was shocked when I found these sentences, so please explain it?

    1/ I am looking forward to seeing you.
    'To' functions as a preposition. You look forward to a noun or gerund.
    2/ He would prefer playing to reading.
    You prefer one noun or gerund to another noun or gerund. It's similar in meaning to "I like playing more than reading".
    3/I am using to reading.
    'To' functions as a preposition. You are/get used to a noun or gerund.
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    Re: Verb to with -ing

    My apologies, diplomacy. I meant to reply with quote to your post, and instead edited it. . The answer is still there.

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