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    cease to do something and cease doing something

    Hello.
    What is the difference between "cease to do something" and "cease doing something", please?
    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/cease

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    Re: cease to do something and cease doing something

    The basic meaning is the same. However, the usage differs.
    Take a look at the example sentences in the link below, and post back if you still need help.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/cease

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