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Please tell me which one is more correct "What I want to do is to go there" or "What I want to do is go there".

I'm really confused about this. And I also want to know where to leave out "to" when putting emphasis on verb like this. Thanks in advance.

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They both sound perfectly correct to me, and with no difference in meaning.

Note that the version without to only works when the subject contains a do that the go can correspond to. For example, we can say "What I want is to go there", but we cannot say *"What I want is go there."

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