490G - Gerunds & Infinitives Review Exercise

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Students are _______________ using their cell phones during class.
2. I _______________ you to get extra help; otherwise, you will probably fail the course.
3. The dolphin injured itself while _______________ to get out of the fisherman's net.
4. Shelley kept an old photo of herself when she was overweight on the fridge door to _______________ her to keep to her diet.
5. We are really _______________ seeing the new James Bond movie next week.
6. His wife _______________ to leave him if he didn't stop drinking.
8. We've decided to _______________ moving to Vancouver because we haven't found an apartment we can afford yet.
8. I really _______________ talking to my boss. I know he's going to be super angry about my losing the advertising contract with Coca-Cola.
9. The young girl _______________ cheating on the test, but the teacher saw her copying another's student's answers.
10. You'd better study hard for the final test. You _______________ failing the course if you don't do well on it.
11. I've been trying to _______________ speaking to my boss about the project because I'm kind of behind schedule and I don't want him to find out.
12. He finally _______________ having an affair with his secretary when confronted with photos of them together at a restaurant.
13. Now that you've found a new apartment, you'll have to _______________ to have your mail forwarded to the new address.
14. We _______________ to bump into an old friend while we were vacationing in Mexico last summer.
15. Guidelines from Health Canada _______________ eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables daily.
17. The weather in Victoria _______________ to be pretty wet in the fall.
17. The young girl _______________ to be about 14 years old.
18. My neighbour has _______________ to look after our cat while we are away.