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gerunds vs infinitives

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    grammar
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  • It appears _________________ (be) raining.
    to be
  •  10
  • We intend _________________ (go) to the countryside this weekend.
    to go
  •  15
  • I pretended _________________ (be) sick so I didn’t have to go to work.
    to be
  •  15
  • Can you imagine_________________ (live) without TV?
    living
  •  10
  • They tolerate_________________ (smoke) but they prefer people not to.
    smoking
  •  15
  • I anticipate _________________ (arrive) on Tuesday.
    arriving
  •  15
  • A wedding involves _________________ (negotiate) with everyone in the family.
    negotiating
  •  15
  • He denies _________________ (steal) the money.
    stealing
  •  15
  • He claims _________________ (be) a millionaire but I don’t believe him.
    to be
  •  15
  • I expect _________________ (be) there about seven.
    to be
  •  15
  • Julia reported _________________ (see) the boys to the police.
    seeing
  •  15
  • Do you recall _________________ (meet) her at the party last week?
    meeting
  •  15
  • The teenager refused _________________ (go) on holiday with his parents.
    to go
  •  15
  • We arranged _____________ under the station clock at half nine. ( to meet )
    to meet
  •  20
  • I always try to avoid _____________ him whenever I can. ( to see )
    seeing
  •  15
  • I long _____________ in Scotland again. ( to be )
    to be
  •  15
  • My Mum demanded _____________ the manager. ( to see )
    to see
  •  25
  • My brother denied _____________ my chocolate mousse. Maybe his hamster ate it. ( to eat )
    eating
  •  20
  • He deserves _____________ severely punished. ( to be )
    to be
  •  15
  • I always put off _____________ my homework until the last possible moment. (to do)
    doing
  •  15
  • I can't stand _____________ in the queue at the baker's. ( to wait )
    waiting
  •  25
  • Dad threatened _____________ my pocket money if I didn't do my homework. ( to stop )
    to stop
  •  20
  • Clare offered _____________ me to the airport, which was very kind of her. ( to take )
    to take
  •  15
  • The firemen managed _____________ the fire pretty quickly. ( to put out )
    to put out
  •  15
  • What about ___________________ (have) a last drink ?
    having
  •  15