Printable Handout: Try to do & Try doing, etc

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Q1 - I tried ____ a ticket, but they had all sold out.
to get
getting
Q2 - I tried ____ to her personally, but I couldn't persuade her.
to speak
speaking
Q3 - Jon, I have some bad news- I regret _____ that your application has been unsuccessful.
to say
saying
Q4 - She stopped ____ when she got married.
to smoke
smoking
Q5 - I regret ____ so rude last night.
to be
being
Q6 - She went on _____ the CEO a few years later.
to become
becoming
Q7 - Remember ____ her at lunchtime.
to call
calling
Q8 - I don't remember ____ the cooker off before I left.
to turn
turning
Q9 - We can't go on _____ like this- we must find a better way.
to work
working

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