Gerunds in English, Definition nad Examples

Gerunds in English, Definition nad Examples

Gerunds in English, Definition nad Examples



The gerund is a verb that acts like a noun in a sentence. The subject in which the names are used in the sentence is used in the case of the object. The gerund is obtained by adding the –ing tag to a verb root.

Example Sentences

  • Swimming is my favourite sport.
  • Having to get up early won’t bother me at all.
Verb + Gerund
•acknowledge

•anticipate

•appreciate

•consider

•defend

•deny

•detest

•discuss

•go

•imagine

•involve

•keep

•recall

•recollect

•recommend

•regret

•resent

•resist

•resume

•risk

•suggest

•tolerate

•understand



Verb + Prepposition + Gerund
•adapt to

•apologize for

•approve of

•ask about

•believe in

•blame for

•care about

•complain about

•engage in

•forgive for

•give up

•help with

•look forward to

•result from

•succeed in

•suffer from

•talk about

•take part in

•there’s no point in

•think about

•warn about

•work on

•worry about

Be + Adjective + Prep. + Gerund
•be accustomed to

•be afraid of

•be angry about

•be ashamed of

•be capable of

•be certain about

•be concerned with

•be critical of

•be familiar with

•be famous for

•be fond of

•be glad about

•be good at

•be sad about

•be successful in

•be suitable for

•be tired of

•be tolerant of

•be upset about

•be used to

•be useful for

•be worried about


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