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    He likes getting up early.

    Are these two sentences correct? If so, do they convey a different meaning?

    He likes getting up early.
    He likes to get up early.

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    Re: He likes getting up early.

    Their meaning is very slightly different. The first emphasizes the act of getting out of bed; the second, enjoying the habitual practice of rising early.

    You might say, for example, He likes to get up early even though he hates getting out of bed.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 25-Dec-2016 at 01:59.
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