avoid: ✓ avoid doing ✗ *avoid to do*

By | July 31, 2016
avoid doing
avoid *to do*
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognised.
Una celebrità è una persona che lavora duramente per tutta la vita per essere conosciuta e poi porta occhiali scuri per evitare di essere riconosciuta.
- Fred Allen
✓ I avoid working at weekends if I can.
✗ I avoid *to work* at the weekends if I can.
Evito di lavorare durante il finesettimana se riesco.
After the verb avoid, other verbs must be in the -ing form.

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