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    I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning

    2 definitely makes sense when you are in the evening thinking back in the morning, but doesn't 1 also make sense if you are still in the morning? My grammar's answer is only 2, so I doubt 1 can also be an answer.

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    1. I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning.
    2. I clearly remember putting my wallet in my pocket this morning.

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    Re: I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning

    1 is incorrect, no matter when you say it.

    An argument could be made for it without "clearly" if writing a story in the present tense:

    I get up. I shower and get dressed. I remember to put my wallet in my back pocket this morning, unlike yesterday! I hop on the bus and 10 minutes later, I'm at work.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning

    Is it because of "clearly" combined with "remember" as it indicates past actions? This morning doesn't seem to be related here as I can be in the morning, saying that. I don't clearly get it, sorry.

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    Re: I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning

    Remember + to do means that you remember that you have something to do in the future.

    Remember +doing means that you remember that you did something in the past.

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    Re: I clearly remember to put my wallet in my pocket this morning

    And you can't "clearly" remember to do something in the future. It's only clear that you remembered it after you remembered it!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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