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Title: Infinitive and Gerund


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Infinitive and Gerund
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  • There are certain words in English that are
    usually followed by an infinitive or gerund. If
    you are not sure whether to use the infinitive or
    gerund, read carefully!

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gerund
  • After certain verbs and expressions
  • Admit, avoid, cant help, cant stand, carry on,
    deny, enjoy, fancy, finish, give up, keep on,
    imagine, involve, mind, miss, postpone, practise,
    risk, stop, suggest.

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Infinitive (with to)
  • After certain verbs and expressions
  • Agree, appear, be able to, cant afford, cant
    wait, decide, expect, happen, have (got), help,
    learn, manage, offer, plan, pretend, promise,
    refuse, seem, teach, tend, threaten, want,
  • would like.

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Infinitive (without to)
  • After modal verbs
  • Can, may, might, must, should, had better, would
    rather and after the verbs make and let.

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Some notes
  • In the passive, makeinf. with to.
  • My boss makes us work hard /
  • At school we were made to wear a uniform.
  • Some verbs are followed by inf. or gerund with no
    change of meaning (begin, start, continue).
  • Like, love, hate and prefer, can also be used
    with either
  • I like skiing (in general)
  • I like to ski in February or March (specific)

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  • I remember buying him a present.
  • Make sure you remember to pick up some eggs at
    the super market.
  • Mary forgets meeting Tim in Italy.
  • Don't forget to lock the door when you leave on
    vacation.
  • Peter regrets moving to Chicago.
  • I regret to inform you that you haven't been
    accepted to the school.
  • Have you tried using butter instead of oil?
  • You need to try to correct your mistakes.
  • Jason stopped playing the piano at six.
  • Jason stopped to play the piano at six.
  • Margaret went on speaking about her vacation.
  • Margaret went on to speak about her vacation

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Gerund or infinitive with change of meaning

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Tests on Infinitive and Gerund

http//www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/infinitive
-gerund
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