3 As the subject of a sentence Smoking in bad for your health.We all enjoy eating out.
4 As an object of certain verbs and expressions. That car isn’t worth buying.
5 After prepositionsHe is interested in collecting stamps.I’m tired of waiting for him.
6 Gerunds Gerunds are formed with ING: walking, talking, thinking, listeningA gerund is a noun made from a verb by adding "-ing."The gerund form of the verb "read" is "reading." You can use a gerund as the subject, the complement, or the object of a sentence.
7 Examples Reading helps you learn English. subject of sentence Her favorite hobby is reading.nounI enjoy reading.object of sentence
9 Verbs Followed by Gerunds avoiddenydislikeenjoyfinishkeepmisspracticerememberriskstopsuggest
10 Gerunds are used after prepositions. Most commonly, these are "verb + preposition + V-ing.He can’t talk about her without crying.Thanks for helping me.Let’s thing about moving to Kfar Saba.She prefers driving to taking the bus.
11 A Gerund is used after these propositions inwithoutforofonagainstfrombyafterbeforeaboutatto
12 A Gerund is used after these common expressions Be used toCan’t helpCan’t standEnd upFeel likeGet used toGive upIt’s no useIt’s (not) worthwhileKeep onLook forward toNot mind
13 Examples My sister and I are used to staying alone at night. We are looking forward to having you stay for the summer.I don’t feel like staying. Let’s go out.Harry can’t stand arguing with his parents all the time.