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    #1

    fix/fixing

    Rather than fix/fixing the broken part, the repairman changed the whole paper feeder of the printer.

    Which word should I use? I believe it should be 'fixing'.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: fix/fixing

    They both sound fine to me.
    With "fixing" the emphasis is on the outcome - the part is fixed.
    With "fix" the emphasis is on the verb, the action of the repairman.

    However, there's very little difference in actual meaning.

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    #3

    Re: fix/fixing

    Thanks.

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