Gerund or infinitive exercise

May 9, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using an infinitive or an –ing form.

1. I prefer ………….. (walk) to …………….. (ride)

2. She enjoys …………….. (swim)

3. I want ……………. (leave)

4. Your hair needs ………………… (wash)

5. I am not used to ……………….. (drive) four wheelers.

6. Do you mind my ……………….. (sit) here?

7. I look forward to ………………. (see) you at Easter.

8. She is used to ……………… (work) hard.

9. I remember ……………… (chase) butterflies when I was younger.

10. Little girls enjoy …………… (play) with their balls.

11. Would you mind ……………… (move) a bit?

12. Don’t forget ……………… (post) the letter.

Answers

1. I prefer walking to riding.

2. She enjoys swimming.

3. I want to leave.

4. Your hair needs washing.

5. I am not used to driving four wheelers.

6. Do you mind my sitting here?

7. I look forward to seeing you at Easter.

8. She is used to working hard.

9. I remember chasing butterflies when I was younger.

10. Little girls enjoy playing with their balls.

11. Would you mind moving a bit?

12. Don’t forget to post the letter. (Forget can be followed by an infinitive and an –ing form. The infinitive is used to refer to the future and the –ing form is used to refer to the past.)

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