Gerund or infinitive 7

Index

Complete the sentences using the words in bold. Use two to five words. Put in commas where necessary.

1) I don't know why Brian left the meeting so suddenly.
MADE
I don't know
the meeting so suddenly.
2) Would you like to go to the concert with me?
FANCY
Do
to the concert with me?
3) I'm sure he knows how to install the vending machine.
CAPABLE
I'm sure he
the vending machine.
4) Some people don't understand modern art at all.
IMPOSSIBLE
Some people
modern art.
5) That guitar is too expensive for me to buy.
AFFORD
I
that guitar.
6) Joe Hill never fails to scare his readers.
SUCCEEDS
Joe Hill always
his readers.

Test Answers!

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CORRECT!

MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING
WHAT + MADE + BRIAN + LEAVE

HINT!

You need to use bare infinitive here.

CORRECT!

FANCY + GERUND
YOU + FANCY + GOING

HINT!

You have to use the gerund form in this sentence.

CORRECT!

BE CAPABLE OF + GERUND
IS + CAPABLE + OF + INSTALLING

HINT!

BE CAPABLE OF is followed by the gerund form!

CORRECT!

FIND + SOMETHING + ADJECTIVE + TO + INFINITIVE
FIND + IT + IMPOSSIBLE + TO + UNDERSTAND

HINT!

You need to use the infinitive form here.

CORRECT!

AFFORD + TO + INFINITIVE
CAN'T + AFFORD + TO + BUY

HINT!

AFFORD is followed by the to-infinitive form!

CORRECT!

SUCCEED IN + GERUND
SUCCEEDS + IN + SCARING

HINT!

SUCCEED IN is followed by the gerund form!

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