Verb + -ing form

When we have two verbs together in a sentence, the form of the second verb is influenced by the first verb.

This table shows which verbs require the second verb to take the -ing form.

Verb + -ing
We use a verb in its -ing form after certain verbs, including avoid, admit, can't stand, deny, dislike, enjoy, hate, like, love, mind and 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.

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