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Gerunds PDF exercise 1 (prepositions)
- Complete sentences with prepositions + gerunds:
My brother is good ___ . (dive)
My brother is good at diving.
Gerunds PDF exercise 2 (phrasal verbs)
- Respond to situations:
Do you mind queues?
Yes, I do. But I always ___ in ques. (up | end | stand)
Yes, I do. But I always end up standing in ques.
Verbs followed by gerunds PDF exercise 3
- Complete sentences with a verb from the list:
(complain, sell, cheat, lie)
He admitted ___ on the test.
He admitted cheating on the test.
Expressions followed by gerunds PDF exercise 4
- Complete sentences with an expression from the list:
(can't help, can't stand, have fun)
I ___ waiting in queues. It's so annoying.
I can't stand waiting in queues. It's so annoying.
Gerunds PDF exercise 5 (possessive adjectives)
- Respond to situations with possessive adjectives (my, your, his, our...):
Why did you work so late?
He disliked ___ so late.
He disliked my working so late.
Gerund vs. infinitive exercises PDF I like skiing. - I would like to ski.
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In English there are expressions followed by gerund (Did you enjoy flying?), other expressions followed by infinitive (They agreed to come) and there are also expressions followed by both gerund and infinitive (She began to work - She began working).
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Verbs followed by gerund
Examples of verbs which are used only with gerunds.
admit, anticipate, avoid, consider, delay, deny, dislike, enjoy, escape, excuse, finish, forgive, imagine, insist, keep, mind, miss, postpone, practise, prevent, recall, recollect, risk, suggest, tolerate, understand
She admitted telling him.
Did you escape writing the test?
Can you imagine living in California?
We don't mind getting up at six o'clock.
I don't want to risk coming late.
The verbs excuse, forgive and prevent are used with three different forms:
Excuse my being late.
Excuse me being late.
Excuse me for being late.
Other expressions followed by gerund
be against, can't stand, can't help, it's no use/good, it's worth, have a good time, have no problem, there's no point in
I can't stand waiting for hours.
I can't help laughing.
It's no use working so late.
Is the film worth seeing?
We had no problem understanding his English.
Examples of phrasal verbs followed by gerund
care for, call off, end up, get over, give up, look forward to, put off
Little Josh ended up crying at the dentist's.
Don't give up studying this chapter.
Prepositional phrases with adjectives
be accustomed to, be afraid of, be bored with, be concerned about, be dedicated to, be guilty of, be interested in, be known for, be proud of, remembered for, be tired of, be used to, be worried about
I'm bored with doing the same job every day.
We were proud of climbing the mountain.
Susan is used to commuting from Dover to London.
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