GERUND OR INFINITIVE 

It's one of these topics that is best learnt through practice, practice, practice.

Go through the sentences below and choose the right form of the verbs.

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1. As we don't agree about politics we generally avoid ........................ the subject.
2. Please stop .................... me when I'm explaining something to you. You can ask questions at the end.
3. We had arranged ................... in my office so that he could check the documents he needed.
4. He admits ................. the house but he says he didn't take anything.
5. I've apologised to her but she still refuses ................... to me.
6. What a dreadful place! Can you imagine ................. in conditions like that?
7. Of course I'll help you, as long as it doesn't involve .............. anything heavy.
8. Oh no! I've forgotten ............... my briefcase with me. I'll have to go back for it.
9. I don't mind ............... late, if only it would help solve the problem.
10. I simply can't afford ................ you any longer - you'll just have to find a job.
11. We can't afford ............... any longer or we'll miss the plane.
12. The survey appears .............. the Board of Director’s opinion that the company is well managed.
13. In this chapter I will attempt ............... what led up to the revolution.
14. He can't stand people ............... while he's eating.
15. No responsible therapist will claim ............... your workaholism, I’m afraid.
16. The boss dashed in the office and  demanded ............. what was going on.
17. I happened ............... James in town the other day. What could he be doing back in town?
18. Don't hesitate .............. me if you need any more information.
19. I hope the success with this task will inspire you ............... harder
20. I never intended things ............. out the way they did.

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