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Infinitives and -ing forms


Level: Intermediate



1. You ought not ... there alone. You might ... an accident. I want John ... you.

go, have, accompany
to go, have, to accompany
to go, have, accompanying
go, to have, accompanying
go, have, to accompany




2. I have brought the lawn-mower ... the grass. It needs ... . Summer is ... .

to cut, cutting, coming
cutting, cutting, to come
to cut, to cut, coming
for cutting, to cut, coming
to cut, to cut, to come




3. I don't like ... football. ... football is boring. I fancy ... the cha-cha-cha. Do you feel like ... the cha-cha-cha?

playing, To play, to dance, to dance
to play, To play, to dance, to dance
playing, Playing, dancing, dancing
playing, Playing, to dance, to dance
playing, Playing, dancing, to dance




4. Please tell me what ... . I have ... at the reception tomorrow evening, but I would prefer ... the evening with my friends. Besides, you know I dread ... to receptions.

to do, to be, spending, going
do, to be, to spend, going
to do, to be, to spend, go
to do, to be, spending, to go
to do, to be, to spend, going




5. Did you tell your mum ... me tomorrow morning?
Sorry I forgot ... her. I will remember ... her this time.


visiting, tell, tell
to visit, to tell, to tell
visiting, to tell, to tell
to visit, telling, telling
to visit, to tell, telling




6. There is not enough time ... the job. I suggest ... all night, otherwise we won't be able ... the deadline.

to finish, to work, to meet
to finish, working, to meet
for finishing, working, to meet
for finishing, to work, to meet
to finish, working, meeting




7. I regret ... you that there is a dog ... his business in front of your door. Look, and another one is about ... the same thing!

telling, doing, doing
to tell, doing, doing
telling, doing, to do
to tell, doing, to do
to tell, to do , to do




8. You made her ... . Now it will be very difficult ... her off ... again.

crying, getting, sleeping
crying, getting, to sleep
to cry, to get, to sleep
crying, to get, to sleep
cry, to get, to sleep




9. I don't deny ... seen it, but I refuse ... about it. It's no good ... about it.

to have, to talk, to talk
having, talking, talking
having, to talk, talking
to have, to talk, talking
having, talking, to talk




10. I can't afford ... . A defeat will mean ... everything, so I will do my utmost ... .

losing, to give up, to win
to lose, to give up, to win
losing, giving up, winning
losing, giving up, to win
to lose, giving up, to win


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