distinguish "to-infinitive phrase" and "gerund"


How to distinguish "to-infinitive phrase" and "gerund", such as:


(a) looking forward to meeting you

(b) with a view to enhancing the system


In the above examples, the "-ing" forms following "to" imply they are not "to-infinitive phrase", is it gerund instead? Can anyone give more detail explanation to help distinguishment of these two?

asked Sep 13 '11 at 03:31 CF LOK Contributor

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I don't do meta-language.

link answered Sep 13 '11 at 04:57 Mark Heyne Expert

What do you mean? CF LOKSep 13 '11 at 12:30

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