44 terms

Reference list of verbs followed by gerunds

verbs with a bullet (*) can also be followed by infinitives.
STUDY
PLAY

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admit
He admitted stealing the money.
advise (*)
She advised waiting until tomorrow.
anticipate
I anticipate having a good time on vacation.
appreciate
I appreciated hearing from them.
avoid
He avoided answering my question.
Can't bear (*)
I can't bear waiting in long lines
begin (*)
It began raining.
complete
I finally completed writing my term paper
consider
I will consider going with you.
continue (*)
He continued speaking.
Delay
He delayed leaving for school.
Deny
She denied committing the crime.
discuss
They discussed opening a new business.
Dislike
I dislike driving long distances.
enjoy
We enjoyed visiting them.
finish
She finished studying about ten.
forget (*)
I'll never forget visiting napoleon's tomb.
hate (*)
I hate making silly mistakes.
Can't help
I can't help worrying about it.
Keep
I keep hoping he will come.
like (*)
I like going to movies.
Love (*)
I love going to operas.
Mention
She mentioned going to a movie.
mind
Would you mind helping me with this?
miss
I miss being with my family.
postpone
Let's postpone leaving until tomorrow.
Practice
The athlete practiced throwing the ball.
Prefer (*)
Ann prefer walking to driving to work.
Quit
He quit trying to solve the problem.
Recall
I don't recall meeting him before.
Recollect
I don't recollect meeting him before.
Recommend
She recommended seeing the show.
Regret (*)
I regret telling him my secret.
remember (*)
I can remember meeting him when i was a child.
resent
I resent her interfering in my business.
resist
I couldn't resist eating the dessert.
Risk
She risks losing all of her money.
Can't stand (*)
I can't stand waiting in long lines.
start (*)
It started raining.
Stop
She stopped going to classes when she got sick.
Suggest
She suggested going to a movie.
tolerate
She won't tolerate cheating during an examination.
Try (*)
I tried changing the light bulb, but the lamp still didn't work.
Understand
I don't understand his leaving school.