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Exercise #18 - gerunds

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with a gerund.

1. Thank-you for __________ me.

2. We look forward to __________ you tomorrow.

3. __________ in the United States can be stressful.

4. Sarah has to go ___________ today.

5. He's not used to ___________ _____ so late.

6. I appreciate you ___________ the time to talk to me.

7. ___________ is believing.

8. The kids enjoyed ___________ to the athletes after the game was over.

9. Do you mind ____________ for a few minutes?

10. He avoided ___________ the matter.

 

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Here they are:

 

1. Thank-you for helping me.

2. We look forward to meeting you tomorrow.

3. Living in the United States can be stressful.

4. Sarah has to go shopping today.

5. He's not used to staying up so late.

6. I appreciate you taking the time to talk to me.

7. Seeing is believing. *

8. The kids enjoyed talking to the athletes after the game was over.

9. Do you mind waiting for a few minutes?

10. He avoided discussing the matter.

*Seeing is believing is an expression. It means that something isn't real or it might be fake unless a person can actually see it with his or her own eyes.

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