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Transcript of Gerund
3. after preposition
She is good at
We arrived in Kuala Lumpur after
i'm thinking about
4. after some of phrasal verbs
to look forward to,to give up, to take to, to put off,to keep on
I look forward to
from you soon
He kept on
--> some 'to' as preposition and 'to' for infinitive
--> If you can put noun or pronoun after it. It is 'to' preposition
I am afraid 'to' dark
I am afraid 'to' being dark
1. as the subject of the sentence
apple is important
tiger is dangerous
PRESENTED BY :
1. NUR HAKIM
5. In compound nouns
2. As the complement of the verb to be
one of his duties is
one of his life's pleasures is
breakfast in bed
Gerund vs infinitives
-Both indicates noun
-But there are certain verb we use gerund, and certain verb we use infinitive
Indicates as subject complement :
Her fantasy is
Her fantasy is
She thanked her coach for
The commitee had no choice except
GERUND VS INFINITIVES
6.After the expression
A gerund is a verb+ing. It works like a noun, not a verb.
can't stand, can't help, it's no good
I can't stand
stuck in traffic jam
It's no good
-Both end with suffix -ing
-present participles indicates adjectives
THE GERUND (as a noun)
the tap will clear the air pocket
THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE( as an adjectives)
Can you fix the
business are wrong
ANY QUESTION ????
Here are some verbs that normally take gerunds as object:
there's a bigger list at this website:
grammar hurts my brain.