Printable Handout: Gerund or Infinitive ?

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Instructions: Choose the correct verb form

Q1 - I look forward ........ from you
to hearing
to hear
Q2 - He stopped ....... two years ago
to smoke
smoking
Q3 - I rang her before ...... out
going
go
Q4 - I regret ...... her about it now
to tell
telling
Q5 - It was Paul; I saw him ........ it
to do
doing
Q6 - Sorry ........ you , but I need some help
disturbing
to disturb
Q7 - I just can't get used ..... in the city
to living
to live
Q8 - I want you ....... it soon
finishing it
to finish it
Q9 - She wanted me ....... it
do
to do
Q10 - I used ....... in Manchester before I moved to London
to live
living
Q11 - It gladdened me to see her ...... so well
to look
looking
Q12 - The windows need ........
to clean
cleaning
Q13 - I haven't got the money ......... the concert
to go
going
Q14 - Remind me ...... the books with me, please
taking
to take
Q15 - I mustn't forget ...... her tomorrow
phoning
to phone
Q16 - It's no good ...... to convince her; she'll never listen
to try
trying
Q17 - I'd enjoy bungee ......
jumping
to jump
Q18 - I enjoyed ...... them
to meet
meeting
Q19 - I would like ........ them again
to see
seeing
Q20 - I spent two hours ....... for him
waiting
to wait
Q21 - It took her a while to get used ........ on the left
to drive
to driving
Q22 - He insisted on our ...... another bottle of wine
to have
having
Q23 - Does it need ....... straightaway?
doing
to do
Q24 - Would you mind ......... the window?
to close
closing
Q25 - I don't like ......... early
getting up
to get up
Q26 - I often go ....... at the weekend
dancing
dance
Q27 - I prefer ........ here to my old job
to work
working
Q28 - ........ is one of the best ways to keep fit
Swim
Swimming
Q29 - I'd rather ....... it now
do
doing
Q30 - I can't stand ....... them look so unhappy all the time
see
seeing
Q31 - Read the instructions before ....... the medicine
to read
reading
Q32 - He was accused of ........ the money
steal
stealing
Q33 - She wants .......
to succeed
succeeding
Q34 - I'm not used to ...... so hard
work
working
Q35 - The rules are ....... everybody work together
to help
help
Q36 - He's very good at ....... languages
learn
learning
Q37 - You had better ....... it before you leave
finish
to finish
Q38 - On ........, please report to reception
arrive
arriving
Q39 - ........ that film was a complete waste of time
To watch
Watching
Q40 - ......... a place to park is impossible on Saturdays
To find
Finding
Q41 - If the program still doesn't work, try ........ the software
to reload
reloading
Q42 - I left the meeting early ....... my train
to catch
catching
Q43 - He managed to do the homework without ....... a dictionary
use
using
Q44 - Do you feel like ..... out tonight?
going
go
Q45 - I hate ........ interrupted
being
to be
Q46 - There's absolutely no point in ........ to call at this time of night
try
trying
Q47 - I'd prefer ...... white wine if you don't mind
to have
have
Q48 - Check there's nothing on the tape before ...... the film
recording
record
Q49 - I am looking forward ........ her next week
to meeting
to meet
Q50 - What would you like ....... this evening?
doing
to do
Q51 - I didn't have enough time ....... the exam
to finish
finishing
Q52 - She tried ........ the mountain, but the weather forced her to give up
to climb
climbing
Q53 - The magazine isn't worth .......
reading
to read
Q54 - It's designed ........ things easier for everybody
make
to make
Q55 - I completed it after ...... the book you lent me
reading
read
Q56 - It's time ......
going
to go
Q57 - I've told you before about ....... late
arrive
arriving
Q58 - I'd rather ...... now and finish it tomorrow if you don't mind
leave
to leave
Q59 - ........ too much coffee is bad for you
Drinking
To drink
Q60 - It's no use ....... about the exam now
to worry
worrying
Q61 - You've left it a bit late ......... your work in
handing
to hand
Q62 - I really object to her ........ to me like that
speaking
to speak
Q63 - I'm dreadfully sorry ........ inform you that your application has been unsuccessful
having to
to have to
Q64 - Remember to thank her for ..... so considerate
being
be
Q65 - Please don't forget ....... her the message
giving
to give
Q66 - He must have the book; I remember ...... it to him last week
giving
to give
Q67 - Did you remember ....... your homework with you today?
bringing
to bring
Q68 - He had no difficulty ....... a place on the course
getting
to get
Q69 - We stopped at the garage ....... some petrol
buying
to buy

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