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    nininaz is offline Senior Member
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    Itís hard work looking after three children all day.

    Do you know why the writer used -ing from of the verb here instead of to-infinitive?

    Itís hard work looking after three children all day.
    So interested in learning English.

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    Re: Itís hard work looking after three children all day.

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    Do you know why the writer used the -ing form of the verb here instead of the to-infinitive?

    It’s hard work looking after three children all day.
    The writer used the more natural form.

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