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    The verb to detest

    The verb to detest is,I believe, most commonly followed by a gerund but I have read that it can also be followed by an infinitive. Can anyone please confirm that this is correct?


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    Re: The verb to detest

    I see myself as a hard-nosed realist; and as much as I detest to admit to any soppy Hallmark card or picture of a puppy dog having the least effect on my rhinosaurus-hide bound heart, there have been some unguarded moments when...

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    Re: The verb to detest

    I agree with David (of course)!

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