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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Gerunds & Infinitives

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of gerunds and infinitives.

Choose the best answer to complete the following sentences.

Example

I stopped ______ candy last month and I lost 10 pounds.

eating
to eat

The correct answer is "eating".



1.

John does not remember ______ Gail last year.

  meeting
  to meet
     
2.

Graham stops ______ at 4:00 every day.

  to teach
  teaching
     
3.

Tori remembers ______ the doors at night every night before she goes to bed.

  locking
  to lock
     
4.

Amos tries ______ money every month, but he cannot do it.

  to save
  saving
     
5.

Andrew forgets ______ breakfast before he goes to work.

  eating
  to eat
     
6.

Philip forgets ______ breakfast this morning.

  eating
  to eat
     
7.

Sarah tries ______ well, but she likes junk food too much.

  to eat
  eating
     
8.

Beatrice remembers ______ the bar, but she doesn't know how she got home.

  to leave
  leaving
     
9.

Brian stopped ______ his mother every Friday after work. Now he visits her on Saturday.

  to visit
  visiting
     
10.

Lisa's VCR did not work, so she tried ______ it, but it still didn't work.

  to clean
  cleaning