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Looking forward to follow vs. following [duplicate]

I was reading this today: We look forward to following your progress. Am I correct in thinking that it is missing a be or that -ing should be removed? So We look forward to be following your ...
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I am looking forward to …? (followed by a Gerund)? [duplicate]

I know, that I am looking forward to hearing from you. is correct. But I am not sure, if this holds also for other verbs? So is I am looking forward to taste your cookies. or is I am ...
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To + -ING form: e.g. “to getting”? [duplicate]

I look forward to getting first-hand insights and behind-the-scene perspectives from XXX’s professors who are thought leaders and experts in their fields. Should I replace to getting with to get ? ...
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Looking forward to “ see” or “seeing”?

Which of the 2 sentences is correct? Sam is looking forward to see the Rocky mountains. Sam is looking forward to seeing the Rocky mountains.
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Why was “to + verb + ing” used in this case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use “to + V-ing”? “To hear” or “to hearing”? Samson had been a strong man prior to having his hair cut. From a grammatical point of view, when to ...
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”We're looking forward to helping you find X” vs “We look forward to help you find X” etc

I’m trying to link the following items into a single sentence: we look forward to help you find X So for example, here are some ways I was thinking of doing that: We look forward to help you find ...
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How do I know when a verb should be followed by a gerund or an infinitive?

A few weeks ago I posted a question about the usage of a verbal in a particular sentence. But now, I have another question on the same topic, gerund. Sometimes I don't know for sure if I need to use ...
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“Looking to + infinitive” vs “Looking to + gerund” [closed]

Which is the correct expression, looking to build or looking to building? Whether you are looking to build. . . . or Whether you are looking to building. . . .
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Are expressions “set (something) to ringing” and “set (something) to watering” using invalid grammar?

I chanced upon these sentences, and I wondered about their grammar because they don’t sound right to me: The wind sets all the bells to ringing. (Should this be “sets all bells ringing”?) The aroma ...
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Why “to” isn't an infinitive indicator in this sentence? [duplicate]

The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed by many as "Singapore's Chief Gardener" for his vision and single-minded commitment to transforming our country into a lush garden city and creating the best ...
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How to know if I should use verb+ing after the word 'to'? [duplicate]

I have always been taught that I should use the base form of a verb after the word 'to'. But I sometimes see sentences such as 'I am looking forward to meeting you' & 'She has devoted her life to ...