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What is the difference between start to do and start doing?

The verb 'start'. You can say 'start to do' and 'start doing', for example "Last year I started learning Chinese" or, "Last year I started to learn Chinese." Both are correct and both have the same meaning. 'Stop' can be followed by to + infinitive or the gerund but with this verb there is a difference in meaning.

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Thereof, will be started or will be start?

will be started is future perfect tense. will be starting is future continuous tense.

Also, is start followed by gerund or infinitive? When "start" is used in non-continuous tenses, you can either use a gerund or an infinitive. Marge is starting to talk really fast. When "start" is used in continuous tenses, an infinitive is used.

Furthermore, what kind of verb is start?

Begin is an irregular verb. Its past simple form is began and its -ed form is begun: …

When to use begin or begins?

We can use the verbs begin and start to mean the same thing but begin is more formal than start. Begin is an irregular verb. Its past simple form is began and its -ed form is begun: When did you begin learning English?

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