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The verbs in this group
may be followed by
either an infinitive or a
gerund with no
difference in meaning

Common Verbs followed by either Infinitives or Gerunds
Begin
Start
Continue
Like Verb + infinitive or gerund
Love
Prefer
Hate
Cant stand
Cant bear

Common verbs followed by Gerunds
Enjoy
Appreciate
Mind
Quit
Finish
Stop*(can also be followed by an infinitive)
Avoid
Postpone
Delay
Keep
Consider
Discuss
Mention
Suggest
Gerunds are used as the objects
of certain verbs.
Verb gerund
I enjoyplaying tennis
object
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Common verbs followed by infinitives
Hope to (do something)
Plan to
Intend to
Decide to
Promise to
Agree to
Offer to
Refuse to
Seem to
Appear to
Pretend to
Ask to
Expect to
Would like to
Want to
Need to
Exercise 01: Make sentences with the given words. Use any tense as subject
Example: enjoy/drink tea
I enjoy drinking tea with breakfast
1.- mind/open the window
I mind opening the window. Would you mind opening the window?
2.- finish/eat dinner
I finish eating dinner.
3.- stop/rain
It stopped raining
An infinitive to requares the
siple form of a verb
I hope tosee you again soon
He promised tobe here by ten
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4.- like/sleep in the afternoon
I like sleeping in the afternoon.
5.- want / visit Chicago.
I want to visit Chicago.
6.- hope/ pass the exam.
I hope to pass the exam today.
7.- hate/ dance perreo.
I hate to dance perreo.
8.- cant stand/ swim on the beach
I cant stand to swim on the beach.
9.- would like / eat ice cream
I would like to eat ice cream.
10.- love / go shopping
I love going shopping.

Exercise 02: Translate the followed sentences into English
1.- Yo quiero escribir dos cartas
I want to write two letters.
2.- Ella necesita comer ms.
She needs to eat more.
3.- l tiene una casa bonita
He has a nice house.
4.- Juan va a los Estados Unidos en vacaciones
John is going to the U.S. on holiday.
5.- Silvia ama cantar las canciones de Luis Fonsi.
Silvia loves singing songs from Luis Fonsi.

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6.- A ellos les gusta comer en la Rosa Nutica
They like eating at the Rosa Nautica.
7.- Javier trabaja como profesor cada fin de semana en la universidad.
Javier works as a teacher every weekend in college.
8.- Hemos decidido visitar las Ruinas de Machu picchu
We decided to visit the ruins of Machu Picchu.
9.- Te gustara ver una pelcula esta noche?
Would you like to see a movie tonight?
10.- Me gustara comer un helado de chocolate
I'd like to eat a chocolate ice cream.