English grammar practice exercise, for pre-intermediate and intermediate level.
In this exercise you will practise the verb structures verb + to + infinitive and verb + gerund.
|Verb + to + infinitive|
|We use to + infinitive after certain verbs, including agree, arrange, decide, offer, seem, plan, want, need, promise, hope, refuse.||
I have decided to lend him the
He offered to help me.
He promised not to say anything.
|We also use to + infinitive after certain verbs and their object: ask, tell, want, need.||
He asked me to go there with him.
She told me to help her.
|Verb + -ing|
|The -ing form is used after certain verbs, including avoid, admit, can't stand, deny, dislike, enjoy, hate, like, love, mind, practise.||
I enjoy going to the cinema.
I don't like living in a city.
|The -ing form is used after prepositions.||
I'm looking forward to seeing you.
He insisted on seeing the shop manager.
Instructions: Put the verb in brackets into the correct form (either the infinitive or gerund form).