Thursday, March 11, 2010

remember + -ing/to V; The Economist(author); have ... increase/increasing

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.usage.english/browse_thread/thread/bcfe672fd5899055#
Did you remember to turn off the stove?
Did you remember turning off the stove?(different meaning; less likely)

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Then, next post(by T.C.): "Please tell me that you did not accurately copy ...."
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(by O.L.) "Personally, I feel that a writer, professional or otherwise, should be allowed some leeway in writing informally, as opposed to writing formally and for publication."

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have ... increase/increasing
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