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Can a gerund and infinitive be together in a single sentence?

It's disheartening to see him suffer like that.

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To see him suffer like that is disheartening.

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    Yes both are grammatical. Could you clarify why you believe either is wrong? – CDM Dec 22 '17 at 11:05
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    "Disheartening" is an adjective. – BillJ Dec 22 '17 at 15:58
  • Stack Exchange seems to find the idea unacceptable yet both are grammatical. Could you clarify why you believe either is wrong? – Robbie Goodwin Dec 22 '17 at 21:42
  • I just wasn't sure – Olubodun Timmy Dec 22 '17 at 22:25
  • That's fine and half the difference between here and English Language Learners is that there, you can ask pretty-much what you like but here, you need to explain what research you've already done, what the choices are, what your preference might be and why… – Robbie Goodwin Dec 25 '17 at 0:28

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