Remember to Do OR Remember Doing?
Verbs That Change in Meaning
Some verbs can take either the gerund of the infinitive. In many cases, there is little or no change in meaning. However, a number of these verbs have significant changes in meaning when they are followed by the gerund or infinitive form of the verb. Here are some of the most common:
Stop + Gerund => to finish doing an activity completely
He stopped tracking his government bond's worth.
Stop + Infinitive => to pause an action, usually some form of movement, in order to do something else
Ingrid stopped to make a bank deposit before she went to the next meeting.
Forget + Gerund => to not remember doing a specific action
I forget looking at the check routing symbol.
Forget + Infinitive => to not remember to do something important
Our accountant seems to often forget to include the net yield column when balancing our books.
Remember + Gerund => to have the memory of doing an action
He remembered blushing in embarrassment when his check was rejected for insufficient funds.
Remember + Infinitive => to do an action you should do
Remember to consider private banking as an option for your retirement plans.