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    brend10 is offline Junior Member
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    start to their show/ start their show

    which is proper English....

    They immediately started to their show

    or They started their show immediately

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    MrPedantic is offline Key Member
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    Re: start to their show/ start their show

    Hello Brend,

    These are both fine:

    1. They started their show immediately.
    2. They immediately started their show.

    This one has a different meaning:

    3. They immediately started to their show.

    In older English, it would have meant "They immediately set off for their show". However, that meaning of "start to" is no longer current; and it wouldn't make much sense, in this context!

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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    aydn55 is offline Newbie
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    Re: start to their show/ start their show

    They started theır show '' must be the common usage
    ...to .. structure mostly requıres a verb after ıtself


    Quote Originally Posted by brend10 View Post
    which is proper English....

    They immediately started to their show

    or They started their show immediately

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