[Grammar] is travelling around the world

Oceanlike

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(a) Cooper's dream is to travel around the world.

(b) Cooper's dream is travelling around the world.

Are (a) and (b) both correct?
 

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They're both grammatically correct but only sentence #1 means what you want it to. Sentence #2 means that his dream is currently on a long holiday (travelling round the world)! Clearly that's not something a dream can do so it doesn't make sense.
 

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Sentence #2 means that his dream is currently on a long holiday (travelling round the world)!


Not Cooper, which seems fairly pointless.
 
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