'Try to do & Try doing, etc' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 9 multichoice questions from our 'gerunds and infinitives' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Try to do & Try doing, etc

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

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

Printable Worksheet

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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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