Element FORM: 'TO'-INFINITIVE OR '-ING' FORM, MEANING
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat patterns_with to and -ing
Lexical Range N/A
Level B2
Cando Can follow some verbs with a 'to'-infinitive or an '-ing' form, with a change in meaning.
Corrected Learner Example He said if you need to change the time, remember to contact him to make a new appointment. (Malaysia; B2 VANTAGE; 1999; Chinese; Pass)

I know it is difficult to get by with such a low salary but I am sure you have not stopped to think twice about your life. (Spain; B2 VANTAGE; 1993; Spanish - European; Pass)

I remember feeling very unhappy and confused all day long. (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 1993; Portuguese; Pass)

After I had a baby, I needed to stop working. (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 2003; Portuguese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example He said if you need to change the time, remember to contact him to make a new appointment. (Malaysia; B2 VANTAGE; 1999; Chinese; Pass)

I remember feeling very unhappy, confused during all day. (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 1993; Portuguese; Pass)

I know it is difficult to get by with such a low salary but I am sure you have not stopped to think twice about the sense of your life. (Spain; B2 VANTAGE; 1993; Spanish - European; Pass)

After I had a baby, I needed to stop working. (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 2003; Portuguese; Pass)
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