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Of Reading Vs To Read

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Of Reading Vs To Read

Post by Brahman » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:28 pm

Dear teacher,

Which of the following two sentences is grammatical and idiomatic? To me, sentence 1 sounds right but is there a grammatical rule that says sentence 2 is wrong?

1. I thought of writing in this diary, and then to read "Scarlet Letter".

2. I thought of writing in this diary, and then of reading "Scarlet Letter".


Thank you very much

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Re: Of Reading Vs To Read

Post by Alan » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:41 am

No, actually #2 is right!

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