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
She stopped processing software last night.
Stop + Infinitive => to pause an action, usually some form of movement, in order to do something else
I stopped to install the expansion card before I continued working.
Forget + Gerund => to not remember doing a specific action
He forgets checking the page views statistics and has to check again.
Forget + Infinitive => to not remember to do something important
Lorenzo forgot to ask Frederic to partition the hard disc last week.
Remember + Gerund => to have the memory of doing an action
She remembered seeing the man reading the FAQ on the library computer.
Remember + Infinitive => to do an action you should do
I remembered to call tech support about the fatal error before I left work.