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    ambition to


    why do we use to-infinitive(visit) in this sentence?
    Last edited by Maybo; 20-Apr-2017 at 14:59.
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    Re: ambition to

    It just happens that a number of nouns are followed by a to-infinitive. These include advice, attempt, decision, dream, need, order, reminder, suggestion.

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    Re: ambition to

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It just happens that a number of nouns are followed by a to-infinitive. These include advice, attempt, decision, dream, need, order, reminder, suggestion.
    So, there are no special rules that when to use gerund or to-infinitive?
    Thank you for your help and corrections!

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    Re: ambition to

    Not that I know of. You may be interested in the discussion of gerunds after nouns here.

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