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Why is not "to open"? #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 04, 2006 10:57 am   Why is not "to open"?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Perfect Tenses", question 4

Do you mind ......... the door as I find it very hot in here?

(a) to open
(b) opened
(c) opens
(d) opening

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Perfect Tenses", answer 4

Do you mind opening the door as I find it very hot in here?

Correct answer: (d) opening

Your answer was: incorrect
Do you mind to open the door as I find it very hot in here?
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Why is not "to open"?

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Mind #2 (permalink) Sat Feb 04, 2006 11:11 am   Mind
 

Hi,

Mind is one of those verbs followed by the gerund:

Do you mind not smoking here, please?

Other verbs followed by gerund only:

finish/avoid/enjoy/admit and so on.

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