way to do/approach to doing/means to do the only way to do/the only approach to doing/the only means to do why should we use doing after "approach to",but to do after "way,means" thanks!
Dec 6, 2016 4:43 AM
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Are you sure it’s correct that "approach to" should be followed by “doing” and not “do”? Who told you that”? I assume you are just using the verb “do” as an example, but are talking about any verb that might follow “approach to”. Is that correct? In the following examples ( from https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/approach ) the verb following “approach to” is not using the -ing form: ‘Load management is a systematic approach to control the operation of electrical equipment.’ ‘The design and methods are a reasonable approach to study the association between modifiable risk factors and injury from car crashes.’
December 6, 2016
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