Gerunds & Infinitives: The Basic Rules.

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The Basic Rules Reference

Use a gerund Use an infinitive Use an infinitive without “to”
After prepositions. After adjectives.  
As the subject or object of a phrase. For motive or purpose  
  After question words and indefinite pronouns. After modal verbs.
After some verbs After some verbs After “make” and “let”