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    #1

    would like to

    Are all these sentences correct:

    1-I would like to swim today.
    2-I would like swimming today.

    3-I like to swim on Sundays.

    4-I like swimming on Sundays.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: would like to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are all these sentences correct:

    1-I would like to swim today.
    2-I would like swimming today.

    3-I like to swim on Sundays.

    4-I like swimming on Sundays.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    They are all possible, but #2 works only in certain restricted contexts.

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    #3

    Re: would like to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are all these sentences correct:

    1-I would like to swim today.
    2-I would like swimming today.

    3-I like to swim on Sundays.

    4-I like swimming on Sundays.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    Numbers 3 and 4 are correct and have the same meaning. Number 1 is correct. Number 2 doesn't work.

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