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    #1

    to gain/gaining

    Hello all teachers,
    I am wondering if these sentences are right. If so, please tell me the difference between their meanings. If not, please show me which one is wrong and why it is.
    1. The only way to gain her trust is to tell the truth.
    2. The only way to gain her trust is telling the truth.
    Many thanks in advance.

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    Re: to gain/gaining

    Quote Originally Posted by layman View Post
    Hello all teachers,
    I am wondering if these sentences are right. If so, please tell me the difference between their meanings. If not, please show me which one is wrong and why it is.
    1. The only way to gain her trust is to tell the truth.
    2. The only way to gain her trust is telling the truth.
    Many thanks in advance.
    They are both possible and mean the same. I prefer #1.

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    Re: to gain/gaining

    Thanh you very much for your help.

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    Re: to gain/gaining

    Welcome to the forums, layman.

    There is no need to write a new post to say Thank you. Simply click the Thank button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.

    It saves everybody's time.

    Please note also that a better title would have been to tell/telling, as those were the words you were asking about.

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