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    #1

    Cool avoid to do

    Hello,
    Can we ever use the infinitive form with "to avoid"?

    For example: I must avoid to smoke.

    Thank you very much.

    Will

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    Re: avoid to do

    No

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    #3

    Re: avoid to do

    Many learners love it, but native speakers avoid it.

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