Intermediate grammar exercise: verb + infinitive or verb + gerund?

English grammar practice exercise, for pre-intermediate and intermediate level.

In this exercise you will practise the verb structures verb + to + infinitive and verb + gerund.

Verb + to + infinitive
We use to + infinitive after certain verbs, including agree, arrange, decide, offer, seem, plan, want, need, promise, hope, refuse. I have decided to lend him the car.
He offered to help me.
He promised not to say anything.
We also use to + infinitive after these structures: ask someone to, tell him to, want her to, etc. He told me to go there.
She asked me to help her.
Verb + -ing
We use a verb in its -ing form after certain verbs, including avoid, admit, can't stand, deny, dislike, enjoy, hate, like, love, mind and practise. I enjoy going to the cinema.
I don't like living in a city.
The -ing form is used after prepositions. I'm looking forward to seeing you.
He insisted on seeing the shop manager.

Instructions: Put the verb in brackets into the correct form (either the infinitive or gerund form).

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1 Comment

  1. Louise Chamberlain - June 10, 2016, 8:22 am Reply

    It would be useful to have some exercises on the verbs let/make which are not followed by either infinitive or ing.

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