Notting Hill Carnival grew out of Caribbean traditions. Today, it is an event where all cultures come together. As Nick’s been finding out, the UK truly is multicultural.


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Hi Team.
I remember this lesson :
"When one verb is followed by another, the second verb can either be an infinitive or an -ing form"
What about this one :
Derek : yes, the shadow is deliberate to try to show our past, where we've come from.
Is Derek's sentence ( "to try to show") correct gramatically?
Would you please to help me?
Thank you.

Hi Nizam Balinese,

That sentence is fine. The first infinitive is an infinitive of purpose, meaning 'in order to try' and the second is an infinitive following the verb 'try'.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much Peter. Thank you for explaining. Actually, I've got confusion in learning to infinitive and -ing form.
So, Could you please to tell me what the different meaning is when I change "to try to show" into "to try showing" and "trying to show" in the sentence?
Thank you in advance.

Hello Nizam Balinese,

You can find the answer to this question on our pages about the infinitive and -ing forms: this page and this page.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

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