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GERUND

GERUND


                               
                               
  A. Put the following verbs into Gerund                  
                               
  1. He gave up ( gamble ).                  
  2. Try to avoid ( make ) him angry.              
  3. Stop ( argue ) and start ( work ).              
  4. He prefers ( sleep ) to ( read ).                
  5. I am against ( make ) any complaints.            
  6. It's no use ( cry ) over spilt milk.              
  7. He finished ( speak )and sat down.              
  8. He was fined for ( drive ) without lights.            
  9. I suggest ( hold ) another meeting next week.          
  10. It is difficult to get used to ( eat ) with chopsticks.        
  11. You have had many opportunities of ( serve ) your country.    
  12. You can't make an omelet without ( break ) eggs.        
  13. We are looking forward to ( read ) your new book.      
  14. They escape by ( slide ) down ropes made of blanket.      
  15. They don't allow ( smoke ) in the theater.          
  16. He is thinking of ( leave ) his job and ( go ) to America.    
  17. After ( read ) this article you will give up ( smoke ).      
  18. If you put your money into that business, you risk ( lose ) every penny.
  19. Imagine ( live ) with someone who never stop ( talk ).      
  20. Is there anything here worth ( buy ).            
21. He was accused of ( steal ) official documents and ( sell ) them.                
  22. You can become a member by ( sign ) this paper and pay $ 20.  
  23. I don't enjoy ( go ) to the dentist.              
  24. Would you mind (put ) your pat cat somewhere else?      
  25. By ( work ) day and night he succeeded in ( finish ) the job in time.
  26. He has a scheme for ( make ) grass grow in winter.      
  27. I don't feel like ( work ); what about ( go ) to a cinema instead?  
  28. If a thing is worth ( do ) at all it is worth ( do ) well.      
  29. I hate ( borrow ) money.                  
  30. After ( talk ) for ten minutes I succeed in ( convince ) him     
        there was no danger.                  
                               
                               
  B. Put the verbs in the brackets into Gerund or infinitive          
                               
  1. I am looking forward to ( see ) you.              
  2. He dreads ( have ) to retire.                
  3. I arranged ( meet ) them here.                
  4. He urge us ( work ) faster.                  
  5. I wish ( see ) the manager.                
  6. It's no use ( wait ).                    
  7. He warned her ( not touch ) the wire.            
  8. Don't forget ( lock ) the door before ( go ) to bed.        
  9. My mother told me ( not speak ) to strange men.        
  10. I can't understand her ( behave ) like that.          
  11. He tried ( explain ) but she refused ( listen )          
  12. At dinner she annoyed me by ( smoke ) between the courses.  
  13. You are expected ( know ) the laws of your own country.    
  14. He decided ( disguise ) himself by ( dress ) as a woman.    
  15. I am prepared ( wait ) here all night if necessary.        
  16. Would you mind ( show ) me how ( work ) the lift?      
  17. After ( walk ) for three hours , we stopped to let the others    
       ( catch up ) with us.                    
  18. I am beginning ( understand ) what you mean.        
  19. He was fined for ( exceed ) the speed limit.          
  20. The boys like ( play ) games but hate ( do ) lessons.      
  21. I regret ( inform )  you that your application has been refused.  
  22. I couldn't help ( overhear ) what you said.          
  23. Mrs. Toha : I don't allow ( smoke ) in my drawing room.    
  24. Mrs. Rini : I don't allow my family ( smoke ) at all.        
  25.He surprised us by ( go ) away without ( say ) good bye.    
  26. Please, go on ( write ) ; I don't mind ( wait ).          
  27. He wore dark glasses ( avoid )  ( be ) recognized.        
  28. Before ( give ) evidence you must swear ( speak ) the truth.    
  29. I tried ( persuade ) him ( agree ) with your proposal.      
  30. Your windows need ( clean ). Would you like me ( clean ) them  
       for you ?                        
  31. Would you mind ( shut ) the window? I hate ( sit ) in drought.  
  32. I can't help ( sneeze) I caught a cold yesterday from ( sit ) in a  
       fraught.                        
  33. His doctor advised him ( give up ) ( smoke )          
  34. My watch keeps ( stop ) That is because you keep ( forget )    
       ( wind ) it.                        
  35. By ( kill ) the crocodile, the pool safe for ( bathe ).      
  36. People used to ( make ) fire by ( rub ) two sticks together.    
  37. I make my students ( study) hard.              
  38. She helped / helped me ( do ) the assignment yesterday.    
                               
  C. Put the verbs in the brackets into Gerund or infinitive          
                               
  1. He hates ( answer ) the phone , and very often just lets it ( ring ).  
  2. If you go on ( let ) your dog  ( chase )  cars he'll end by ( be ) run over.
  3. I prefer ( drive ) to ( be driven ).              
  4. I advise you ( start ) ( look ) for a flat at once.          
  5. Would you mind ( lend ) me  ten Rp 1000; I want ( make ) a phone
  6. ( Lie ) on this beach  is much more pleasant than  ( sit ) in the office.
  7. She likes her children ( go ) to a dentist every six months.    
  8. By ( neglect ) ( take ) ordinary  precautions he endangered the life of
      his crew.                        
  9. An instructor is coming ( show ) us how ( use )  the equaling.  
  10. I have no intention of ( go ) to that film; I could not bear ( see ) my
       favorite actress in such a dreadful part.            
  11. I suggest ( telephone ) the hospitals before ( ask ) the police ( look )
        for him.                        
  12. After ( hear )  the conditions. I decided ( not  enter ) for the     
        competition.                      
  13. Some people seem ( have )  a passion for ( write ) to the newspaper.
  14. He expects me ( answer ) by return but I have no intention of   
        ( reply ) at all.                      
  15. I tried to  ( pacify ) him but he refused ( be pacified ) and went on
        ( grumble )                      
  16. By ( offer )  enormous wages he is persuading  men ( leave ) their   
        parent jobs and work for him.                
  17. He postponed ( make ) a decision till it was too late ( do ) anything.
  18. Try ( forget ) it. It isn't worth ( worry ) about.          
  19. There is no point in ( remain ) in a dangerous place if you can't do
        anything ( help ) the people who have ( stay ) there.      
  20. It's  not much use ( have ) a bicycle if you don't know  how ( ride ) it.
  21. After  ( discuss ) the matter for an hour the committee adjourned 
        without ( have reached ) any decision.            
  22. At first I enjoyed ( listen )  to him but after a while I got tired of  
        ( hear ) the same story again and again.          
  23. I wouldn't be safe ( start ) down now. We will have ( wait ) till the  
        mist clears.                      
  24. It is easier ( learn ) subject by ( read ) a book than by ( listen ) lectures
  25. I distinctly remember ( pay ) him. I gave him $ 10.      
  26. Did you remember ( give )  the key of the safe? No, I didn't. I'll go and
       do now.                        
  27. Please forgive me for ( interrupt ) you but would you mind ( repeat )
        that last sentence?                    
  28. She rushed out of the room  without ( give ) me a chance ( explain).
  29. He made a lot of money by ( buy ) tickets in advance and sell them
        for twice the price on the day of the match.          
  30. He keeps ( ask ) me the time and I keep ( tell ) him ( buy ) himself 
        a watch.                        
                               
                               
                               
                               

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