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    Infinitive or gerund

    1. I like to do hot yoga because I like to sweat a lot.

    2. I like to do hot yoga because I like sweating a lot.

    Shall I put gerund or infinitive behind "like"?
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    Re: Infinitive or gerund

    They are both OK. 1. sounds more natural to me.
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