<p>The illustrated books by Dr. Suess HAVE managed KEEPING youngsters and adults ALIKE entertained FOR several decades. NO ERROR</p>
<p>"keeping" should be "to keep"
I can see how "to keep" sounds better, but what is the grammatical reason "to keep" works instead of "keeping?"
I thought keeping could be the direct object (managed what? managed keeping.) Why is that wrong?</p>
<p>WHEN he suggested TO BUILD the United States Capitol AT THE CENTER OF Washington D.C., he also OFFERED to design a landscaped mall nearby. NO ERROR</p>
<p>Here, "to build" is suppose to be "building"</p>
<p>Whats the difference between these two examples?</p>