Gerunds vs. Infinitives Practice 4


GerundsInfinitives
Some verbs are always followed by gerundssome verbs are always followed by infinitives
I enjoy running.I need to run.
Some verbs can be followed by a gerundor an infinitive
I like running.I like to run.
Prepositions are always followed by a gerund
He is afraid of running.


Fill in the blanks using a gerund (-ing form of verb) or an infinitive (to + verb).


1. I don't mind you $20 if you need it. (lend)

2. He really enjoys in the winter. (ski)

3. Has he finished the dishes yet? (do)

4. Don't forget the door when you leave. (lock)

5. She promised me a call tonight. (give)

6. Have you decided your job? (quit)

7. He considered his car but decided against it. (sell)

8. I've been trying this picture for the last 10 minutes! (hang)

9. I intend my aunt and uncle next spring. (visit)

10. I want to New Zealand next year. (go)