When do we use to + ing (gerund)? is the following form commonly used?
Later, he confessed to killing Kem over a $3,000 debt. A Cambodian court charged him with premeditated murder. Authorities considered the case cut-and-dried ... Los Angeles Times
Can we use "He confessed he killed Kem ..."? or Is the above form more fluent?
I want to know when we use to + ing (gerund) in general. the "confessed to" is just an example.