GI019 - Gerund and Infinitive

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Put the verbs in brackets into their correct form: INFINITIVE or ING-FORM.

  1. John has decided for the new job (APPLY).
  2. Tom suggested to the seaside (DRIVE)
  3. He can't get used for such a big company. (WORK)
  4. Her mother advised her to several different companies (WRITE)
  5. Carol is too ill to work today (GO).
  6. Have you decided where your next holidays (SPEND)
  7. I am thinking of him a birthday present (BUY)
  8. He has managed some tea and now he wants to sleep (DRINK, GO)
  9. My brother would like his teacher a present. (GET)
  10. My elder sister enjoys , but I don't. (READ)


  1. That cough is awful. You had better a doctor (SEE)
  2. I saw her to the manager (TALK).
  3. Harry denied into the classroom and the money (BREAK, STEAL)
  4. I arrived home only that I'd left my keys at the office. (FIND)
  5. I surely have failed my exam. - Well, there's no point in worrying until you get the results (WORRY)
  6. The criminal admitted to the car (STEAL)
  7. I wish I could afford a maid to do the cleaning (HIRE)
  8. He was last seen into a black taxi (GET)
  9. I'll help you the animals this afternoon (FEED)
  10. She refused any of his questions. (ANSWER)