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    Question Deference between "to go" and "for going"

    Hello,


    General question: What is defference between these two sentences?
    "I went out at 5 o'clock for going to my english class"
    "I went out at 5 o'clock to go to my english class"


    My teacher says that "to + verb" is for one situation in the past and when there is one situation in the past, we are not allowed to use "for + verb + ing". For example, "I went out yesterday to buy a book." is correct but "I went out for buying a book." is wrong.


    My specific question is if we can use "I go out of my home at 5 o'clock for going to my english class"? this is not just one situation in the past and this is a repetitive action in the past, present and future. So, I think this is correct. Am I right?


    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Deference between "to go" and "for going"

    GO out ... for verb+ing is not possible for any tense of GO.

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    Re: Deference between "to go" and "for going"

    I go out at five o'clock to my English class.
    I went out at five o'clock to my English class.
    I will go out at five o'clock to my English class.

    I go out at 5 o'clock for going to my English class.
    I went out at 5 o'clock for going to my English class.
    I will go out at 5 o'clock for going to my English class.

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