22 terms

English Grammar in Use Unit 63

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There's nothing you can do about the situation, so it's no use ... about it. (to worry)
worrying
It's no good ... to persuade me. You won't succeed. (to try)
trying
There's no point ... having a car if you never use it.
in
There was no point ... waiting any longer, so we went.
in
What's the point ... having a car if you never use it?
of
I live only a short walk from here, so it's not worth ... a taxi. (to take)
taking
Our flight was very early in the morning, so it wasn't worth ... to bed. (to go)
going
What was the film like? Was it worth ... ? (to see)
seeing
Thieves broke into the house but didn't take anything. There was nothing worth ... . (to steal)
stealing
I had no difficulty ... a place to live. (to find)
finding
Did you have any difficulty ... a Visa? (to get)
getting
People often have difficulty ... my writing. (to read)
reading
I had no trouble ... a place to live. (to find)
finding
It was a waste of time ... that book. It was rubbish. (to read)
reading
It's a waste of money ... things you don't need. (to buy)
buying
He spent hours ... repair the clock. (to try to)
trying to
I waste a lot of time ... . (to day-dream)
day-dreaming
She said she couldn't see me. She was too busy ... other things. (to do)
doing
How often do you go ...? (to swim)
swimming
I'd like to go ... . (to ski)
skiing
When did you last go ... ? (to shop)
shopping
I've never been ... . (to sail)
sailing