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LS Refresher 37: Gerund Vs. Infinitive

zCan we use a gerund or an infinitive after a verb? Check this out and find out.

Fluentu.com (http://www.fluentu.com) gave the following simple rules that can help us learn more about the use gerunds and infinitives.

  1. Gerunds can be used as a subject of a sentence.
  2. Both gerunds and infinitives can be used as objects of a sentence.However, some verbs require a gerund and some will require an infinitive. Click here to see the list.
  3. Infinitives should be used after many adjectives.
  4. Only infinitives are used after sentence objects that are nouns or pronouns referring to a person.
  5. Only gerunds are used after prepositions(with one exception). Please click here.

 

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