Gerund or infinitive | Class 8 grammar worksheets

Complete the following sentences using a gerund or infinitive.

Some verbs can be followed by an infinitive. Learn about them here. Learn about adjectives that can be followed by infinitives here and nouns that can be followed by infinitives here.

1. I am proud ……………………… won.

a) of having
b) to have
c) Either could be used here

2. I still remember ………………….. my first car.

a) buying
b) to buy
c) Either could be used here

3. I forgot …………………….. the letter and so she never heard about my wedding.

a) to post
b) posting
c) Either could be used here

4. I will never forget ………………… the sage.

a) meeting
b) to meet
c) Either could be used here

5. Don’t forget …………………. your umbrella.

a) taking
b) to take
c) Either could be used here

6. You must remember …………………. the children from school tomorrow.

a) fetching
b) to fetch
c) Either could be used here

7. We regret ………………….. that we are unable to help you.

a) saying
b) to say
c) Either could be used here

8. I regret …………………. married at such a young age.

a) to get
b) getting
c) Either could be used here

9. They don’t allow …………………. in the kitchen.

a) smoking
b) to smoke
c) Either could be used here

10. She doesn’t allow her children …………………… up late.

a) staying
b) to stay
c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. I am proud of having / to have won.

2. I still remember buying my first car.

3. I forgot to post the letter and so she never heard about my wedding.

4. I will never forget meeting the sage. (An –ing form after ‘remember’ and ‘forget’ refers to the past.)

5. Don’t forget to take your umbrella.

6. You must remember to fetch the children from school tomorrow. (An infinitive after ‘remember’ and ‘forget’ refers to the future.)

7. We regret to say that we are unable to help you. (Regret + infinitive is mainly used in announcements.)

8. I regret getting married at such a young age. (An –ing form after ‘regret’ refers to the past.)

9. They don’t allow smoking in the kitchen. (When there is no noun or pronoun after ‘allow’, use an –ing form.)

10. She doesn’t allow her children to stay up late. (When there is a noun or pronoun after allow, use an infinitive.)

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  1. Aaban Khan says:

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