Gerund and Infinitive

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Gerund and Infinitive:

Gerund and Infinitive

We use the gerund after these verbs.:

We use the gerund after these verbs . Avoid Enjoy Go (+ activity ) go swimming Hate Can’t help Keep Like Love Mind Risk Can’t stand Start Stop Suggest

We use the infinitive after these verbs.:

We use the infinitive after these verbs . Agree Appear Ask Choose Continue Dare Decide Expect Hope Learn Manage Prepare Pretend Promise Refuse Seem Want

Some verbs can be followed by the gerund or the infinitive.:

Some verbs can be followed by the gerund or the infinitive . Try + gerund = to do something to see what happens .(probar) Patients who tried acupuncture had fewer headaches Try + infinitive = attempt something difficult . (intentar) He tried to stop smoking last year

Some verbs can be followed by the gerund or the infinitive.:

Some verbs can be followed by the gerund or the infinitive . Remember / Forget + gerund = refers to an action in the past . I’ll never forget meeting Nelson Mandela Remember / Forget + infinitive = refers to the future . Remember to lock the door when you leave .

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