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Rule "'admit', 'appreciate', 'avoid', 'enjoy' etc. with a base form of a verb"

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Description: 'admit', 'appreciate', 'avoid', 'enjoy' etc. with a base form of a verb
Message: In the grammatical structure 'pronoun + be/get + used + to + verb', the verb '\3' is used with the gerund.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://www.ef.com/english-resources/english-grammar/gerund-equals-infinitive/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am used to run. I run every day for 30 minutes.
    Correction suggestion: used to running
  • They are used to run in the rain; they live in Manchester.
    Correction suggestion: used to running
  • We are used to test the rules.
    Correction suggestion: used to testing
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I used to run every day, but I hurt my knee. Now, I cannot run.
  • I am used to running.
  • I used to enjoy running.
  • When used with the infinitive, however, these verbs can be used to speak about something that hasn't happened yet.
  • ... of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are used to define the genre.
  • Electron accelerators commonly see use in the treatment of tumours, where they are used to help remove tumours which are located at or just below the surface of the skin.
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ID: ADMIT_ENJOY_VB [5]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-20 22:33:09 +0200)