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Are these two sentences right?

gerund object - I stopped to fix the flat tire.

infinitival object - I stopped fixing the flat tire.

  • English -

    You have infinitives and gerunds mixed up.

    Infinitives are to + verb.

    Gerunds are verbs used as nouns and ending in -ing.

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