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Study or Studying She became interested in (studying) ___________ chemistry in her last year at school. In a test I choose the option "study" instead of "studying", but the correct is "studying". I'd like to understand the reason. Obrigado!
Oct 11, 2016 9:56 PM
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Well, the general rule says that after a preposition (in, on, for, to when its not part of the infinitive form etc.) the -ing form should be used. Example: Is she interested IN dancing? A corkscrew is a thing FOR opening bottles. I look forward TO hearing from you again. He admitted TO stealing her purse. In your example it would also be: She became interested IN studying
October 11, 2016
After some phrases you should use 'gerund' like this verb "interested in (doing sth) hope it helps
October 11, 2016
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