Gerund Or Infinitive

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Gerund Or Infinitive

While certain words are followed by an infinitive, certain words require a preposition followed by a gerund

.Fill in the blanks with an infinitive or an -ing form

. ………………. N1. He is addicted

to gamble
to gambling

.N2. He is averse ………………… cards

to play
to playing

.N3. He went to London ……………… for work

to look
for looking

.N4. I am bent ………………… the meeting

to attend
on bending

.N5. He advised us …………………. from that attempt

to desist
to desisting

.N6. I expect ……………….. them tomorrow

to meet
meeting
to meeting

.N7. I insisted ………………… my say

to have
on having
to having

. ………………. N8. They tried to stop me

to leave
from leaving
to leaving

.N9. He intends …………………. a dictionary

to compile
at compiling
to compiling

.N10. It is hard ……………….. access to him

to get
to getting
for getting

.N11. He is desirous ………………… the first prize

to win
of winning
to winning

.N12. He was disqualified ………………. for exceeding the speed limit

from driving
to drive
to driving

 

: Answers

.N1. He is addicted to gambling
.N2. He is averse to playing cards
.N3. He went to London to look for work
.N4. I am bent on attending the meeting
.N5. He advised us to desist from that attempt
.N6. I expect to meet them tomorrow
.N7. I insisted on having my say
.N8. They tried to stop me from leaving
.N9. He intends to compile a dictionary
.N10. It is hard to get access to him
.N11. He is desirous of winning the first prize
.N12. He was disqualified from driving for exceeding the speed limit

Gerund Or Infinitive
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