Ing forms or infinitives | Class 8 grammar worksheets

Complete the following sentences using a gerund or infinitive. Learn about verbs that can be followed by ing forms here. 

1. It is beginning ………………….

a) to rain
b) raining

2. I enjoy …………………..

a) sailing
b) to sail

3. I don’t want ………………… him again.

a) to see
b) seeing

4. They don’t allow people …………………..

a) smoking
b) to smoke

5. I didn’t ask you …………………….. for the meal.

a) to pay
b) pay

6. The dentist suggested …………………… the brush.

a) changing
b) to change

7. The doctor asked him ………………….. up fast food.

a) to give
b) giving

8. You were advised ………………….. early.

a) to come
b) coming

9. He has finished ………………… the car.

a) to mend
b) mending

10. I have given up ………………….

a) to smoke
b) smoking

11. I look forward …………………… from you.

a) to hear
b) to hearing

12. She started …………………. when she was twenty.

a) teaching
b) to teach

Answers

1. It is beginning to rain.

2. I enjoy sailing.

3. I don’t want to see him again.

4. They don’t allow people to smoke.

5. I didn’t ask you to pay for the meal.

6. The dentist suggested changing the brush.

7. The doctor asked him to give up fast food.

8. You were advised to come early.

9. He has finished mending the car.

10. I have given up smoking.

11. I look forward to hearing from you.

12. She started teaching / to teach when she was twenty.

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