RE: to be versus ing

Subject: RE: to be versus ing
From: Rahel Bailie <r_bailie -at- trillium -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 11:07:19 -0800


.. to manually update

verb: to update = infinitive (split)

.. manually updating.

verb: updating = participle (dangling)


.. to be updated manually (or ... to be manually updated).

verb: to be = infinitive (unsplit)
do what = update
how to update = manually

My $0.02

Rahel Bailie




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