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Would you please show me which on to your ear is more formal?and which one is correct?

There, I worked for a week, without being paid a penny.

There, I worked for a week, without to be paid a penny.

Thanks

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    The first is correct: prepositions ordinarily may take gerund clauses as objects but not infinitive clauses. Commented Jun 6, 2015 at 16:01

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There, I worked for a week, without being paid a penny.

This is the correct sentence. The other one is simply wrong.

to be paid makes sense in a sentence such as this bill is to be paid by the first of July.

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