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why we don't use to quit? #1 (permalink) Wed Jun 23, 2010 16:32 pm   why we don't use to quit?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #268 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (7)", question 4

I understand ......... your job because your boss is a jerk, but I can't condone vandalizing the boss' office.

(a) quits
(b) to quit
(c) quitting
(d) quit

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #268 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (7)", answer 4

I understand quitting your job because your boss is a jerk, but I can't condone vandalizing the boss' office.

Correct answer: (c) quitting

Your answer was: incorrect
I understand to quit your job because your boss is a jerk, but I can't condone vandalizing the boss' office.
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why we don't use to quit? #2 (permalink) Wed Jun 23, 2010 23:18 pm   why we don't use to quit?
 

You need this form of 'to quit' - 'quitting' after the verb.
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hi #3 (permalink) Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:10 am   hi
 

Beeesneees wrote:
You need this form of 'to quit' - 'quitting' after the verb.

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why we don't use to quit? #4 (permalink) Wed May 16, 2012 6:07 am   why we don't use to quit?
 

Hi
well, how could I choose between the two form "to verb" or "verb+ing"?
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why we don't use to quit? #5 (permalink) Wed May 16, 2012 7:33 am   why we don't use to quit?
 

It depends on the individual context.

I decided it was time to quit...
I thought about quitting lots of times...
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