Граматика "Gerund and Infinitive"

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Gerund and Infinitive

Exercise 1.  Write the correct form of the verb.

1. What do you recommend ……………….. in New York? (do)

2. Julian wants a new car, but he can’t afford …………….. one this year. (buy)

3. Jennifer refused ……………….. overtime yesterday. (do)

4. Jack tried ……………….. me, but he couldn’t. (help)

5. I encouraged Stan …………….. about his future more. (think)

6. Lucy was really hungry, so she stopped …………. a quick snack. (have)

7. “We regret …………….. that your flight has been cancelled.” (announce)

8. Brent is looking forward to …………….. a short break next month. (take)

9. Oliver couldn’t make pancakes because he didn’t remember …… any flour. (buy)

10. Jackie used ………….. in Shanghai, so she is very good with chopsticks. (live)

11. Neil regrets …………….. Spanish when he was a teenager. (give up)

12. Josh is considering ………….. a new computer. (buy)

13. Alex has stopped ………….. letters. He now always uses email. (write)

14. I remember ……………… my younger brother when I was a child. (bully)

15. Peter was quite stressed. He tried ……. to a therapist, but it didn’t help. (talk)

 

1-v   Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2

  1. We arranged _____________ under the station clock at half nine. ( to meet )
  2. I always try to avoid _____________ him whenever I can. ( to see )
  3. I want _____________ in Scotland again. ( to be )
  4. My Mum demanded _________ the manager. ( to see )
  5. My brother denied _____ my chocolate mousse. Maybe his hamster ate it. (to eat)
  6. I tried _____________ but I just couldn't. ( to understand )
  7. In the end I gave up _____________ to persuade her. ( to try )
  8. Charlie was pretending _____________ a chicken. ( to be )
  9. They chose ________ in a cheap hotel but spend more money on meals. (to stay)
  10. We like Galicia so much that we keep _____________ back there. ( to go )

 

2-v   Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2

  1. He deserves _____________ severely punished. ( to be )
  2. When we visit my aunt, they expect me _________ on my best behaviour. (to be)
  3. I didn't mean _____________ her feelings. I'm really sorry. ( to hurt )
  4. I always put off _________ my homework until the last possible moment. (to do)
  5. He goes on _____________ me the same thing over and over again. ( to tell )
  6. I can't stand _____________ in the queue at the baker's. ( to wait )
  7. The firemen managed _____________ the fire pretty quickly. ( to put out )
  8. I never risk _____________ through that part of town. ( to go )
  9. Clare offered __________ me to the airport, which was very kind of her. (to take)
  10. Dad threatened ________ my pocket money if I didn't do my homework. (to stop)

Gerund and Infinitive

Exercise 1.  Write the correct form of the verb.

1. What do you recommend ……………….. in New York? (do)

2. Julian wants a new car, but he can’t afford …………….. one this year. (buy)

3. Jennifer refused ……………….. overtime yesterday. (do)

4. Jack tried ……………….. me, but he couldn’t. (help)

5. I encouraged Stan …………….. about his future more. (think)

6. Lucy was really hungry, so she stopped …………. a quick snack. (have)

7. “We regret …………….. that your flight has been cancelled.” (announce)

8. Brent is looking forward to …………….. a short break next month. (take)

9. Oliver couldn’t make pancakes because he didn’t remember …… any flour. (buy)

10. Jackie used ………….. in Shanghai, so she is very good with chopsticks. (live)

11. Neil regrets …………….. Spanish when he was a teenager. (give up)

12. Josh is considering ………….. a new computer. (buy)

13. Alex has stopped ………….. letters. He now always uses email. (write)

14. I remember ……………… my younger brother when I was a child. (bully)

15. Peter was quite stressed. He tried ……. to a therapist, but it didn’t help. (talk)

 

1-v   Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2

  1. We arranged _____________ under the station clock at half nine. ( to meet )
  2. I always try to avoid _____________ him whenever I can. ( to see )
  3. I want _____________ in Scotland again. ( to be )
  4. My Mum demanded _________ the manager. ( to see )
  5. My brother denied _____ my chocolate mousse. Maybe his hamster ate it. (to eat)
  6. I tried _____________ but I just couldn't. ( to understand )
  7. In the end I gave up _____________ to persuade her. ( to try )
  8. Charlie was pretending _____________ a chicken. ( to be )
  9. They chose ________ in a cheap hotel but spend more money on meals. (to stay)
  10.  We like Galicia so much that we keep _____________ back there. ( to go )

 

2-v   Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2

  1. He deserves _____________ severely punished. ( to be )
  2. When we visit my aunt, they expect me _________ on my best behaviour. (to be)
  3. I didn't mean _____________ her feelings. I'm really sorry. ( to hurt )
  4. I always put off _________ my homework until the last possible moment. (to do)
  5. He goes on _____________ me the same thing over and over again. ( to tell )
  6. I can't stand _____________ in the queue at the baker's. ( to wait )
  7. The firemen managed _____________ the fire pretty quickly. ( to put out )
  8. I never risk _____________ through that part of town. ( to go )
  9. Clare offered __________ me to the airport, which was very kind of her. (to take)
  10.  Dad threatened ________ my pocket money if I didn't do my homework. (to stop)

Gerund or Infinitive – Fill in the correct form.

1. Mary enjoys ___________________ to music. (listen)

2. I don’t mind ___________________ the washing up. (do)

3. Irregular verbs are not easy ___________________ . (remember)

4. Mathew is really good at ___________________ . (cook)

5. She waited ___________________ a movie ticket. (buy)

6. The doctor encouraged his patients ___________________ healthy food. (eat)

7. My flat is easy ___________________ . (find)

8. She is interested in ___________________ a doctor. (become)

9. He is saving money ___________________ a new car. (buy)

10. When I met her I couldn’t help ___________________ her. (hug)

11. My favorite hobby is ___________________ . (cook)

12. My father helped me ___________________ my homework. (do)

13. I’m sick of ___________________ hamburgers every day. (eat)

14. It is important ___________________ the net for more information. (surf)

15. She advised me ___________________ a doctor as soon as possible. (see)

16. I don’t feel like ___________________ English today. (study)

17. Isabel got Mike ___________________ her car (wash)

18. ___________________ sport every day is good for your health. (do)

19. At last they decided ___________________ the apartment. (rent)

20. I pretended ___________________ asleep. (be)

21. Sheila stopped ___________________ hello to her friends. (say)

22. It’s no use ___________________ over spilt milk. (cry)

23. The following questions are easy ___________________ . (answer)

24. She told us where ___________________ the necessary material. (find)

25. Would you mind ___________________ this letter for me? (post)

26. They suggested ___________________ by bus. (travel)

27. We plan ___________________ to Europe this summer(go)

28. It was hard for her ___________________ smoking. (quit)

29. We were all happy about ___________________ the New Year in Vienna. (celebrate)

30. It seems difficult ___________________ everything about the topic. (know)

31. Just avoid ___________________ unnecessary mistakes. (make)

32. Can you imagine ___________________ my car before we leave? (finish)

33. We are used ___________________ up early in the morning. (get)

34. She enjoys ___________________ . (paint)

35. I forgot ___________________ the door when I left. (lock)

36. I regret ___________________ you that your application was rejected. (inform)

37. We intend ___________________ you next spring. (visit)

38. I decided ___________________ more often. (exercise)

39. Mary keeps ___________________ about her problems. (talk)

40. Ireland doesn’t allow ___________________ in bars. (smoke)

41. Nancy seemed ___________________ disappointed. (be)

42. I can’t bear ___________________ so much responsibility. (have)

43. She is fond of ___________________ picnics. (have)

44. She promised ___________________ smoking. (stop)

45. They urge their citizens ___________________ more waste. (recycle)

46. John is thinking about ___________________ abroad. (study)

47. She considered ___________________ to New York. (move)

48. The aquarium needs ___________________ . (clean)

49. Tom agrees ___________________ me. (help)

50. She warned him ___________________ late. (not be)

Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 1

  1. I can't stand ________________ in queues. ( to wait )
  2. I wouldn't like ________________ in his shoes. ( to be )
  3. Jim loves ________________ in Thailand. ( to work )
  4. I hate ________________ the shopping on Saturday. ( to do )
  5. I forgot ________________ milk. ( to buy )
  6. In the end we decided ________________ in. ( to stay )
  7. I need ________________ some information about Portugal. (to find)
  8. My parents like ________________ for long walks at the weekend. (to go)
  9. Tony gave up ________________ years ago. ( to smoke )
  10. I wanted ______________ and see Troy but no one else was interested. (to go)
  11. Mrs Leith offered ________________ us to the airport. ( to take )
  12. Clare refused ________________ clean up after the party. ( to help )
  13. I tried ________________ him to come but it was no use. ( to persuade )
  14. Do you mind not ________________ ? ( to smoke )
  15. Everybody really enjoyed ________________ the cha-cha-cha. ( to dance )
  16. Lionel admitted ________________ my chocolate mousse. ( to eat )

 

Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2

  1. We arranged _____________ under the station clock at half nine. ( to meet )
  2. I always try to avoid _____________ him whenever I can. ( to see )
  3. I want _____________ in Scotland again. ( to be )
  4. My Mum demanded _________ the manager. ( to see )
  5. My brother denied _____ my chocolate mousse. Maybe his hamster ate it. (to eat)
  6. I tried _____________ but I just couldn't. ( to understand )
  7. In the end I gave up _____________ to persuade her. ( to try )
  8. Charlie was pretending _____________ a chicken. ( to be )
  9. They chose ________ in a cheap hotel but spend more money on meals. (to stay)
  10. We like Galicia so much that we keep _____________ back there. ( to go )
  11. He deserves _____________ severely punished. ( to be )
  12. When we visit my aunt, they expect me _________ on my best behaviour. (to be)
  13. I didn't mean _____________ her feelings. I'm really sorry. ( to hurt )
  14. I always put off _________ my homework until the last possible moment. (to do)
  15. He goes on _____________ me the same thing over and over again. ( to tell )
  16. I can't stand _____________ in the queue at the baker's. ( to wait )
  17. The firemen managed _____________ the fire pretty quickly. ( to put out )
  18. I never risk _____________ through that part of town. ( to go )
  19. Clare offered __________ me to the airport, which was very kind of her. (to take)
  20. Dad threatened ________ my pocket money if I didn't do my homework. (to stop)

 

Gerund or Infinitive – Fill in the correct form. - answers

1. Mary enjoys listening to music.

2. I don’t mind doing the washing up.

3. Irregular verbs are not easy to remember.

4. Mathew is really good at cooking.

5. She waited to buy a movie ticket.

6. The doctor encouraged his patients to eat healthy food.

7. My flat is easy to find.

8. She is interested in becoming a doctor.

9. He is saving money to buy a new car.

10. When I met her I couldn’t help hugging her. (Коли я її зустрів, я не міг не обійняти її.)

11. My favorite hobby is cooking.

12. My father helped me do my homework.

13. I’m sick of eating hamburgers every day.

14. It is important to surf the net for more information.

15. She advised me to see a doctor as soon as possible.

16. I don’t feel like studying English today.

17. Isabel got Mike to wash her car.

18. Doing sport every day is good for your health.

19. At last they decided to rent the apartment.

20. I pretended to be asleep.

21. Sheila stopped to say hello to her friends.

22. It’s no use crying over spilt milk.

23. The following questions are easy to answer.

24. She told us where to find the necessary material.

25. Would you mind posting this letter for me?

26. They suggested travelling by bus.

27. We plan to go to Europe this summer

28. It was hard for her to quit smoking.     (Їй було важко кинути палити.)

29. We were all happy about celebrating the New Year in Vienna.

30. It seems difficult to know everything about the topic.

31. Jus avoid making unnecessary mistakes.

32. Can you imagine finishing my car before we leave?

33. We are used to getting up early in the morning.       (Ми звикли вставати рано вранці.)

34. She enjoys painting.

35. I forgot to lock the door when I left.

36. I regret to inform you that your application was rejected.

37. We intend to visit you next spring.

38. I decided to exercise more often.

39. Mary keeps talking about her problems.

40. Ireland doesn’t allow smoking in bars.

41. Nancy seemed to be disappointed.

42. I can’t bear having so much responsibility.

43. She is fond of having picnics.

44. She promised to stop smoking.

45. They urge their citizens to recycle more waste.

46. John is thinking about studying abroad.

47. She considered moving to New York.

48. The aquarium needs cleaning.

49. Tom agrees to help me.

50. She warned him not to be late.

Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 1 - answers

  1. I can't stand waiting in queues. ( to wait )
  2. I wouldn't like to be in his shoes. ( to be )
  3. Jim loves working in Thailand. ( to work )
  4. I hate doing the shopping on Saturday. ( to do )
  5. Blast! I forgot to buy milk. ( to buy )
  6. In the end we decided to stay in. ( to stay )
  7. I need to find some information about Portugal. ( to find )
  8. My parents like going for long walks at the weekend. ( to go )
  9. Tony gave up smoking years ago. ( to smoke )
  10. I wanted to go and see Troy but no one else was interested. ( to go )
  11. Mrs Leith offered to take us to the airport. ( to take )
  12. Clare refused to help clean up after the party. ( to help )
  13. I tried to persuade him to come but it was no use. ( to persuade )
  14. Do you mind not smoking ? ( to smoke )
  15. Everybody really enjoyed dancing the cha-cha-cha. ( to dance )
  16. Lionel admitted eating my chocolate mousse. ( to eat )

 

Gerund or Infinitive Exercise 2 - answers

  1. We arranged to meet under the station clock at half nine. ( to meet )
  2. I always try to avoid seeing him whenever I can. ( to see )
  3. I want to be in Scotland again. ( to be )
  4. My Mum demanded to see the manager. ( to see )
  5. My brother denied eating my chocolate mousse. Maybe his hamster ate it. (to eat)
  6. I tried to understand but I just couldn't. ( to understand )
  7. In the end I gave up trying to persuade her. ( to try )
  8. Charlie was pretending to be a chicken. ( to be )
  9. They chose to stay in a cheap hotel but spend more money on meals. (to stay)
  10. We like Galicia so much that we keep going back there. ( to go )
  11. He deserves to be severely punished. ( to be )
  12. When we visit my aunt, they expect me to be on my best behaviour. (to be)
  13. I didn't mean to hurt her feelings. I'm really sorry. ( to hurt )
  14. I always put off doing my homework until the last possible moment. (to do)
  15. He goes on telling me the same thing over and over again. ( to tell )
  16. I can't stand waiting in the queue at the baker's. ( to wait )
  17. The firemen managed to put out the fire pretty quickly. ( to put out )
  18. I never risk going through that part of town. ( to go )
  19. Clare offered to take me to the airport, which was very kind of her. (to take)
  20. Dad threatened to stop my pocket money if I didn't do my homework. (to stop)

 

 

1. Mary enjoys ___________________ to music. (listen)

2. I don’t mind ___________________ the washing up. (do)

3. Irregular verbs are not easy ___________________ . (remember)

4. Mathew is really good at ___________________ . (cook)

5. She waited ___________________ a movie ticket. (buy)

6. The doctor encouraged his patients ___________________ healthy food. (eat)

7. My flat is easy ___________________ . (find)

8. She is interested in ___________________ a doctor. (become)

9. He is saving money ___________________ a new car. (buy)

10. When I met her I couldn’t help ___________________ her. (hug)

 

1.  My favorite hobby is ___________________ . (cook)

2. My father helped me ___________________ my homework. (do)

3. I’m sick of ___________________ hamburgers every day. (eat)

4. It is important ___________________ the net for more information. (surf)

5. She advised me ___________________ a doctor as soon as possible. (see)

6. I don’t feel like ___________________ English today. (study)

7. Isabel got Mike ___________________ her car (wash)

8. ___________________ sport every day is good for your health. (do)

9. At last they decided ___________________ the apartment. (rent)

10. I pretended ___________________ asleep. (be)

 

1. Sheila stopped ___________________ hello to her friends. (say)

2. It’s no use ___________________ over spilt milk. (cry)

3. The following questions are easy ___________________ . (answer)

4. She told us where ___________________ the necessary material. (find)

5. Would you mind ___________________ this letter for me? (post)

6. They suggested ___________________ by bus. (travel)

7. We plan ___________________ to Europe this summer(go)

8. It was hard for her ___________________ smoking. (quit)

9. We were all happy about ___________________ the New Year in Vienna. (celebrate)

10. It seems difficult ___________________ everything about the topic. (know)

 

1. Just avoid ___________________ unnecessary mistakes. (make)

2. Can you imagine ___________________ my car before we leave? (finish)

3. We are used ___________________ up early in the morning. (get)

4. She enjoys ___________________ . (paint)

5. I forgot ___________________ the door when I left. (lock)

6. I regret ___________________ you that your application was rejected. (inform)

7. We intend ___________________ you next spring. (visit)

8. I decided ___________________ more often. (exercise)

9. Mary keeps ___________________ about her problems. (talk)

10. Ireland doesn’t allow ___________________ in bars. (smoke)

 

1. Nancy seemed ___________________ disappointed. (be)

2. I can’t bear ___________________ so much responsibility. (have)

3. She is fond of ___________________ picnics. (have)

4. She promised ___________________ smoking. (stop)

5. They urge their citizens ___________________ more waste. (recycle)

6. John is thinking about ___________________ abroad. (study)

7. She considered ___________________ to New York. (move)

8. The aquarium needs ___________________ . (clean)

9. Tom agrees ___________________ me. (help)

10. She warned him ___________________ late. (not be)

 

1. Mary enjoys ___________________ to music. (listen)

2. I don’t mind ___________________ the washing up. (do)

3. Irregular verbs are not easy ___________________ . (remember)

4. Mathew is really good at ___________________ . (cook)

5. She waited ___________________ a movie ticket. (buy)

6. The doctor encouraged his patients ___________________ healthy food. (eat)

7. My flat is easy ___________________ . (find)

8. She is interested in ___________________ a doctor. (become)

9. He is saving money ___________________ a new car. (buy)

10. When I met her I couldn’t help ___________________ her. (hug)

 

1.  My favorite hobby is ___________________ . (cook)

2. My father helped me ___________________ my homework. (do)

3. I’m sick of ___________________ hamburgers every day. (eat)

4. It is important ___________________ the net for more information. (surf)

5. She advised me ___________________ a doctor as soon as possible. (see)

6. I don’t feel like ___________________ English today. (study)

7. Isabel got Mike ___________________ her car (wash)

8. ___________________ sport every day is good for your health. (do)

9. At last they decided ___________________ the apartment. (rent)

10. I pretended ___________________ asleep. (be)

 

1. Sheila stopped ___________________ hello to her friends. (say)

2. It’s no use ___________________ over spilt milk. (cry)

3. The following questions are easy ___________________ . (answer)

4. She told us where ___________________ the necessary material. (find)

5. Would you mind ___________________ this letter for me? (post)

6. They suggested ___________________ by bus. (travel)

7. We plan ___________________ to Europe this summer(go)

8. It was hard for her ___________________ smoking. (quit)

9. We were all happy about ___________________ the New Year in Vienna. (celebrate)

10. It seems difficult ___________________ everything about the topic. (know)

 

1. Just avoid ___________________ unnecessary mistakes. (make)

2. Can you imagine ___________________ my car before we leave? (finish)

3. We are used ___________________ up early in the morning. (get)

4. She enjoys ___________________ . (paint)

5. I forgot ___________________ the door when I left. (lock)

6. I regret ___________________ you that your application was rejected. (inform)

7. We intend ___________________ you next spring. (visit)

8. I decided ___________________ more often. (exercise)

9. Mary keeps ___________________ about her problems. (talk)

10. Ireland doesn’t allow ___________________ in bars. (smoke)

 

1. Nancy seemed ___________________ disappointed. (be)

2. I can’t bear ___________________ so much responsibility. (have)

3. She is fond of ___________________ picnics. (have)

4. She promised ___________________ smoking. (stop)

5. They urge their citizens ___________________ more waste. (recycle)

6. John is thinking about ___________________ abroad. (study)

7. She considered ___________________ to New York. (move)

8. The aquarium needs ___________________ . (clean)

9. Tom agrees ___________________ me. (help)

10. She warned him ___________________ late. (not be)