2013-07-28Why wrong: Gerunds, noun-verb hybrids ending in -ing refer to activities, such as shopping, driving or running.  If you see a sign that says “No smoking” it means that the activity is forbidden there. Verbs used after prepositions take the gerund form (they end with -ing), not the infinitive (to ….) like in French.  For more information, click here.

Correct it: “Before leaving, lock the door.”Face Fears

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“Before to leave, lock the door.”
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“Before to leave, lock the door.”