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Rule "'afford', 'choose', 'deserve', 'pretend', 'learn', 'strive', 'want' and 'struggle' used with gerund instead of infinitive"

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Description: 'afford', 'choose', 'deserve', 'pretend', 'learn', 'strive', 'want' and 'struggle' used with gerund instead of infinitive
Message: If '\1' is used as a verb, it usually requires the infinitive.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We don't want hoping for the deal.
    Correction suggestion: to hope
  • Maybe you want creating an Issue here.
    Correction suggestion: to create
  • To me that is feature rich and could not be the only want seeking out such capabilities.
    Correction suggestion: to seek
  • I want all the settings to be exactly the same for both and don’t want duplicating things.
    Correction suggestion: to duplicate
  • McCain wrote that while he supports the legislation, he does not want authorizing provisions in the final appropriations bill.
    Correction suggestion: to authorize
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I’m thinking that I might be misguided in trying to get it to work with the new app and that I can accomplish what I want using only the classic app.
  • We would want Clearing broker to pay executing broker.
  • Tom isn't the kind of person I want dating my daughter.
  • Just temporarily change the DTH for the device to the tweaker, make the changes you want including setting association groups, then change back to your everyday DTH.
  • A thimble can be very useful for sewing, if you don't want bleeding fingers.
  • The belt wants replacing also.
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