Reported Speech (basics)

badeente5643Para referirnos a lo que alguien dijo, podemos hacerlo de dos maneras: 1) Direct Speech: es decir, citando literalmente sus palabras (entre comillas) –> Mary said: “I work in this office”. 2) Reported Speech: “contando” lo que dijo, que es más normal –> Mary said (that) she worked in that office. (“That” aparece entre paréntesis porque podemos omitirlo) Sigue leyendo

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~ING or INF?

611v2VYTWCL._SY355_After certain verbs we use the -ing form, and after other verbs we use the to-infinitive. Sometimes we can use either form and there is a change in meaning. Occasionally we can use either form and there is no change in meaning.

So what’s the rule for whether we use the -ing form or the infinitive?

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