Infinitives exercise

October 14, 2011pdf

Rewrite the following sentences using an infinitive.

1. It won’t be any good my talking to him about it.

2. It is no use trying to convince him of this.

3. It wouldn’t be much good complaining to the minister about it.

4. It was a difficult business starting the car with such a weak battery.

5. It is no fun having so many children to look after.

6. Will it be any good my seeing the boss about it?

7. It is just silly throwing away your chances like that.

Answers

1. It won’t be any good for me to talk to him about it.

2. It is no use for us to try to convince him of this.

3. It wouldn’t be much good for us to complain to the minister about it.

4. It was a difficult business for me to start the car with such a weak battery.

5. It is no fun for me to have so many children to look after.

6. Will it be any good for me to see the boss about it?

7. It is just silly for you to throw away your chances like that.

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