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.