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    #1

    To with verb ing

    My friend asked me if there is a rule for to +-ing?

    He confused by these example and I am too.

    1/ He is using to driving on the left.

    2/I am looking forward to seeing you.

    I know "to" functions as a preposition here but I want a fixed rule for that.

    Is it correct to say:
    Verb to be + using to +v-ing

    I am using to writing daily.

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    Re: To with verb ing

    You need to say

    'He is used to driving on the left' – meaning 'He is accustomed to driving on the left'.

    'I am used to writing daily' – 'I am accustomed to writing daily'.

    As far as I know, there is no rule about to+verbing.

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    Re: To with verb ing

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    I know "to" functions as a preposition here but I want a fixed rule for that.
    That it is the fixed rule. To apply it, you have to consider where the word to belongs- with be used to/accustomed to, it belongs to those phrases so it's a preposition.

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