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Red Level Quiz #13 - Gerunds and Infinitives

Part A.

Directions: In each sentence, change the infinitive to a gerund.

example: It's easy to get lost in here.

               Getting lost in here is easy.

 

1. It's hard to learn English.

    __________________________________________________.

2. It's necessary to do a good job.

     _________________________________________________.

3. It will take a long time to drive to New York.

    _________________________________________________.

4. It wasn't a good idea to eat all that ice cream.

   _________________________________________________.

5. It feels wrong to take her money for so little work.

   _________________________________________________.

6. It won't hurt to work a few extra hours today.

   _________________________________________________.

7. It's crucial to get this into the mail today.

   _________________________________________________.

8. It will be fun to see them.

  __________________________________________________.

9. It was painful to watch them lose the game.

  __________________________________________________.

10.  It didn't take long to fly to Chicago.

   _________________________________________________.

 

Part B.

Directions: In each sentence, change the gerund to an infinitive.

example: Riding a bike without a helmet is not safe.

               It's not safe to ride a bike without a helmet.

 

1. Learning how to cook is easy.

    ___________________________________________________.

2. Working long hours is common in the United States.

   ____________________________________________________.

3. Fishing in the summer is fun.

   ____________________________________________________.

4. Shopping for groceries without a list is a bad idea.

   ____________________________________________________.

5. Driving without a seat belt feels kind of strange to me.

   ____________________________________________________.

6. Waking up early in the morning is good for you.

    ___________________________________________________ .

7. Saving money for the future is necessary.

   ___________________________________________________.

8. Helping someone learn another language takes time.

   ___________________________________________________.

9. Carrying too much weight hurts your body.

   ___________________________________________________.

10.  Listening to music is fun.

   ___________________________________________________.

 

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