-Ing or to + infinitive activities

Give the correct option for each verb in the list below:

  1. To fancy

  2. To finish

  3. To mind

  4. To suggest

  5. To imagine

  6. To enjoy

  7. To fail

  8. To forget

  9. To remember

  10. To prefer

  1. - ing.

  2. - ing.

  3. - ing.

  4. - ing.

  5. - ing.

  6. - ing.

  7. to + infinitive.

  8. to + infinitive.

  9. both, but with a change in meaning.

  10. -ing.
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a) We are planning visiting my grandparents next week.

b) We are planning to visit my grandparents next week.

c) We are planning visit my grandparents next week.

a) In my family, we all dislike travelling.

b) In my family, we all dislike to travel.

c) In my family, we all dislike travel.

a) Keep working hard to succeed in life.

b) Keep to work hard to succeed in life.

c) Keep work hard to succeed in life

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b).

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a).

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a).

Complete the sentences with the correct verb form

a) My Instagram account stopped working last night.

b) My Instagram account stopped to work last night.

c) My Instagram account stopped work last night.

a).

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a) I suggest calling a doctor urgently to save his life.

b) I suggest to call a doctor urgently to save his life.

c) I suggest call a doctor urgently to save his life.

a) He always refuses helping me.

b) He always refuses to help me.

c) He always refuses help me.

a) Whenever they ask being reimbursed, their request is rejected.

b) Whenever they ask to be reimbursed, their request is rejected.

c) Whenever they ask be reimbursed, their request is rejected.

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a).

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b).

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a).

a) Some neighbours mean disturbing the whole building.

b) Some neighbours mean to disturbe the whole building.

c) Some neighbours mean disturbe the whole building.

a) I hate being late.

b) I hate to be late.

c) I hate be late.

a) Remember closing the shutters before you go to bed.

b) Remember to close the shutters before you go to bed.

c) Remember close the shutters before you go to bed.

a) We should stop producing more than what we consume.

b) We should stop to produce more than what we consume.

c) We should stop produce more than what we consume.

a) Vagabonds need being taken care of.

b) Vagabonds need to be taken care of.

c) Vagabonds need be taken care of.

a) What you are tomorrow is what you choose being today.

b) What you are tomorrow is what you choose to be today.

c) What you are tomorrow is what you choose be today.

a) Everybody hopes returning back to normal life after COVID-19 ends.

b) Everybody hopes to return back to normal life after COVID-19 ends.

c) Everybody hopes return back to normal life after COVID-19 ends.

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b).

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a).

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b).

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a).

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b).

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b).

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b).

a) Teachers know that students learn applying the rules by practising.

b) Teachers know that students learn to apply the rules by practising.

c) Teachers know that students learn apply the rules by practising.

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b).

Complete the sentences with the correct verb form

When the pandemic (COVID19) started (to grow) 1_______in Spring 2020, numerous countries have executed crisis plans for their labour force which required (to adjust) 2_______ security strategies and methodology. These plans have been modified many times during this period to adapt to the economical, educational and sanitary needs. We all started (to be) 3______ more cautious about contacting other people and all countries favoured (to close) 4_______ their borders and even their cities to protect the citizens and stop the virus over any economic benefits. Lockdowns were a temporary solution and people postponed (to travel) 5_______ to stay safe. The main concern in the whole world is until the time being has been to prevent the spreading of COVID 19 and save lives. Again, the economy has forced most of the countries (to take) 6________ some risky decisions. This pandemic has been a good experience for many governments to admit to being on the wrong path in education and scientific research. The lesson as usual will continue (to appear) 7_______ in our lives until we learn from it. We all need to try (to make) 8______ the world a better place for our descendants.

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When the pandemic (COVID19) started 1_growing in Spring 2020, numerous countries executed crisis plans for their labour force which required 2_adjusting security strategies and methodology. These plans have been modified many times during this period to adapt to the economical, educational, and sanitary needs. We all started 3_to be more cautious about contacting other people and all countries favoured 4_closing their borders and even their cities to protect the citizens and stop the virus over any economic benefits. Lockdowns were a temporary solution and people postponed 5_travelling to stay safe. The main concern in the whole world has been to prevent the spreading of COVID 19 and save lives. Again, the economy has forced most of the countries 6_to take some risky decisions. This pandemic has been a good experience for many governments to admit to being on the wrong path in education and scientific research. The lesson, as usual, will continue 7_to appear in our lives until we learn from it. We all need to try 8_to make the world a better place for our descendants.