Infinitive or gerund | grammar exercise

Complete the following sentences using an –ing form or an infinitive.

1. We heard of his ………………. the prize.

a) winning
b) to win

2. We intend …………….. Delhi this year.

a) to visit
b) visiting

3. Children are fond of ………………… the zoo.

a) to visit
b) visiting

4. Children enjoy ………………… and ………………..

a) singing, dancing
b) to sing, to dance

5. The doctor suggested ……………….. a long holiday.

a) taking
b) to take

6. I will remember …………………. the letter.

a) to post
b) posting

7. I regret …………………. you that your behavior is not good.

a) to tell
b) telling

8. He regretted …………………… the child.

a) punishing
b) to punish

9. It is no use ………………. them to be on time.

a) to expect
b) expecting

10. I enjoy …………………..

a) traveling
b) to travel

11. The doctor asked him to give up ………………

a) smoking
b) to smoke

12. I have finished ……………… the roof.

a) fixing
b) to fix

13. I don’t think his articles deserve ………………..

a) reading
b) to read

14. She is very good at …………….. puzzles.

a) solving
b) to solve

Answers

1. We heard of his winning the prize.

2. We intend to visit Delhi this year.

3. Children are fond of visiting the zoo.

4. Children enjoy singing and dancing.

5. The doctor suggested taking a long holiday.

6. I will remember to post the letter.

7. I regret to tell you that your behavior is not good.

8. He regretted punishing the child.

9. It is no use expecting them to be on time.

10. I enjoy traveling.

11. The doctor asked him to give up smoking.

12. I have finished fixing the roof.

13. I don’t think his articles deserve reading.

14. She is very good at solving puzzles.

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