Non-finite verbs worksheet

Identify the non-finite verbs in the following sentences and state their kind (infinitive, present participle, gerund).

Learn how to identify finite and non-finite verbs by watching this video. You can watch this finite and non-finite verbs video in Malayalam here.

1. I want water to drink.

2. Singing is his favorite pastime.

3. I am sorry to hear this.

4. We drank the sparkling water.

5. She was depressed to hear the news.

6. Trespassing is prohibited.

7. Following his father’s footsteps, he became an advocate.

8. A rolling stone gathers no mosses.

9. Would it be easy for you to phone me tomorrow?

10. I will be happy to help you.

11. I dislike people telling me what to think.

Answers

1. I want water to drink. (infinitive)

2. Singing is his favorite pastime. (gerund)

3. I am sorry to hear this. (infinitive)

4. We drank the sparkling water. (participle)

5. She was depressed to hear the news. (infinitive)

6. Trespassing is prohibited. (gerund)

7. Following his father’s footsteps, he became an advocate. (participle)

8. A rolling stone gathers no mosses. (participle)

9. Would it be easy for you to phone me tomorrow? (infinitive)

10. I will be happy to help you. (infinitive)

11. I dislike people telling me what to think. (gerund)

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4 Responses

  1. KRISH POMENDKAR says:

    Nice exercise sir 👍👌👍💪

  2. Sonal says:

    Very helpful exercises. They helped me a lot in understanding non finite verbs because before doing this exercise I had so many doubts in non finite verbs

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