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    #1

    Rewire Your Brain - Tapping into the power of resilience is easier than you think

    (In an English language magazine)

    Rewire Your Brain
    Tapping into the power of resilience is easier than you think

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    Why is the "rewire" in
    the bare infinitive form, while the "tap" in the -ing form?

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    I am not a teacher. If there is anything ungrammatical in my post, please correct it. I am grateful for your help.

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    #2

    Re: Rewire Your Brain - Tapping into the power of resilience is easier than you think

    The words have different functions, 'Rewire' is an imperative, 'Tapping ...' is the subject of the verb 'is'.
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