‘To allow to do’ or ‘To allow doing’, which one is appropriate?

‘To allow to do’ or ‘To allow doing’, which one is appropriate?

2 Answers

  1. Both ‘to allow to do’ and ‘to allow doing’ are correct. ‘To allow to do’ is more formal and ‘to allow doing’ is more colloquial.

  2. To allow to do or to allow doing, the answer will depend on the subject of the sentence.
    Here are some examples:
    – If you want to say that someone is capable of doing something, or has the ability to do something, you use the phrase “to allow to do”.
    – You use the phrase “to allow doing” to say that something is possible.

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