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Are these the same?It’s rude to start eating/to eat before everyone is at the table. Thanks
Oct 10, 2018 12:56 AM
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'It's rude to start to eat..' is not right. It's strange because 'eat' on this case is a long, continued action. So 'eating' is correct in this case.
October 10, 2018
It's rude to start eating before everyone else is (seated) at the table. The other one is OK and perfect, but 'to start eating' is more common.
October 10, 2018
That is o.k. too but it is more common to say ' start eating' rather than 'to start to eat'
October 10, 2018
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