Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners

Should You Choose the Gerund (Doing) or the Infinitive (to Do)?

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1. We plan _____ to London next year.

2. I'm afraid I didn't remember _______ the exam today!

3. Peter reminded me ____ my medicine.

4. We postponed ______ until the following week.

5. I tend ___ very careful.

6. I warned Alice ____ careful.

7. Don't hesitate _____ if you need help.

8. They narrowly avoided _____ the bus.

9. Jack considered ____ to the party.

10. They allowed their children _____ out late on Saturday.

11. She let her son ____ to the concert.

12. He doesn't care _____ the meeting next week.

13. The crew delayed _____ the race for two hours.

14. I managed _____ awake until 3 in the morning.

15. Mary pretended _____ about John.

16. Peter tolerates _____ late five nights a week.

17. I urged them ____ their position.

18. I recommended _____ away for the weekend.

19. She misses ______ golf on Sundays.

20. We went _____ last weekend.

Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. Verb Form Champion!

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You have a great understanding of which verbs are followed by infinitives and which are followed by gerunds. Good work! Keep studying English and you'll soon be fluent. In the meantime, you might want to brush up on some more advanced English skills. 

Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. Good Job, But You Can Do Better!

I got Good Job, But You Can Do Better!. Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners
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You understand many of the verb combinations taking either a gerund or an infinitive. You'll need to learn more, but that's OK. If you make a mistake, people will understand you even if it sounds a little funny. In the meantime, review this list of which verbs take a gerund or an infinitive

Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. You'll Need to Study Your Verb Combinations

I got You'll Need to Study Your Verb Combinations. Gerund or Infinitive Quiz for English Learners
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People will understand you even if it sounds a little funny, but you can do better by studying which verbs go with a gerund and which verbs go with the infinitive. It takes some time to learn, but keep at it.