1. We usually use gerunds (ing) when we are looking back on an action.
2. We usually use infinitives (to + verb) when we are looking toward the future.
3. We usually use the gerund as the subject. Ex. Working is fun.
4. We usually use gerunds after prepositions (Ex. talked about doing, scared of doing)
5. We usually use infinitives after adjectives (Ex. happy to, sad to)
6. We use infinitive after 'too' and 'enough.' (Ex too hard to finish)
Terms in this set (...)
__________ (play) tennis is good exercise.
That box is too heavy __________ (lift) by yourself.
She talked about __________ (become) a doctor.
He forgave me for __________ (hit) his car.
She used __________ (play) the piano.
I'm tired of __________ (play) that video game.
We are looking forward to __________ (see) you.
They stopped him from __________ (cheat) on the test.
She blamed me for __________ (not + try) hard enough.
It is impossible __________ (find) a parking place there.
They were surprised __________ (see) me.
I believe in __________ (work) hard.
They decided __________ (go) to SF.
She dreamed about __________ (go) to New York.
He refused __________ (move) his car.
We talked about __________ (move) to LA.
We had a good time __________ (play) baseball.
I hope __________ (see) you soon.
They enjoy __________ (play) golf.
They asked me __________ (bring) some chips.
I told them __________ (meet) us at the station.
She is used to __________ (live) in the U.S. now.
He promised __________ (take) me to the airport.
They ordered him __________ (get) out of the car.
He spent three hours __________ (watch) TV.
She didn't allow him __________ (play) football
They had trouble __________ (find) our house.
She reminded him __________ (do) his homework.
He plans __________ (transfer) to DVC.
He is interested in __________ (study) at UCLA.
not to miss
They warned him __________ (not + miss) class.
She offered __________ (take) me to the airport.
The soccer player pretended __________ (be) hurt.
They seem __________ (be) in a good mood.
There was a guy __________ (stand) in front of the store.
It is important __________ (review) vocabulary everyday.
Would you mind __________ (open) the window?
to get up
It is hard for me __________ (get) up in the morning.
I begged her __________ (let) me go to the party.
We managed __________ (climb) up the hill.
He thanked me for __________ (help) him with his homework
I think he deserves __________ (know) the truth.
They threatened __________ (tell) the police.
They practiced __________ (listen) to the dialogue.
He came here __________ (learn) English.
She went to the store __________ (get) some milk.
I was sorry __________ (hear) that your grandfather passed away.
I would appreciate __________ (be) told about the plans.
We are happy __________ (help) you.
I was lucky __________ (find) a parking spot.
We don't have enough gas __________ (drive) to Lake Tahoe.
I am not old enough __________ (drink) alcohol.
I saw the man __________ (run) down the street.
They are studying __________ (pass) the IELTS test.
I am waiting __________ (see) you.
He has a good chance of __________ (be) chosen for the job.