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    #1

    It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

    Why do we use -ing form after the word "nuisance" for example? Look at here:

    It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

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    Re: It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Why do we use -ing form after the word "nuisance" for example? Look at here:

    It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.
    Why not?

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    Re: It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

    Can we say:

    It's a nuisance to have ​to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

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    Re: It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.

    That works, too, but 'having' is more natural.

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