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    a gerund or a perfect gerund

    In the sentence "It is evident that middle-aged people regret having commited some of the excesses of their youth," can we use only commiting instead of having commited? Is the meaning the same?
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    Re: a gerund or a perfect gerund

    You can use either, but spell 'committing'/'committed' right.

    They mean the same to me.

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