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how come can use "to seeing"? #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 10, 2009 17:45 pm   how come can use "to seeing"?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #111 "Postcard: Holiday", question 10

Love to you all and ......... forward to seeing you all again.

(a) seeing
(b) looking
(c) moving

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #111 "Postcard: Holiday", answer 10

Love to you all and looking forward to seeing you all again.

Correct answer: (b) looking

Your answer was: correct
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how come can use "to seeing"?

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how come can use "to seeing"? #2 (permalink) Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:46 am   how come can use "to seeing"?
 

Hi,

This construction breaks the convention of having the infinitive after 'to' and is idiomatic in use.

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