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There are two great teams: 

the infinitives  


the gerunds. 

Both teams have players called nominals. 

These nominal players field subject and object positions! 

The Gerunds: deciding

The Infinitives: to decide

Gerunds and Infinitives fielding SUBJECT positions

Deciding the score is difficult.

To decide the score is difficult.

gerunds and infinitives Fielding object positions

Coaches like deciding the score. 

Coaches like to decide the score.

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