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Which of these is correct:
1-I used my knife to open the door.
2-I used my knife for opening the door.
 

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Both are correct.

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They are correct, but I would use the second when talking in general rather than a specific occasion. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
They are correct, but I would use the second when talking in general rather than a specific occasion. ;-)

In that case, wouldn't you say I used my knife for opening doors?

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yep, if I were a burglar. ;-)
 
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