Gerunds and Infinitives, and Swimming Vocabulary – Podcast episode 4
Gerunds and Infinitives, and Swimming Vocabulary
To get on board – Is everyone on board with this idea?
Definition: In agreement with; ready or willing to participate.
To sting (sting-stung-stung)
A nettle (a type of stinging plant)
A reef (e.g. a coral reef)
Gerund or Infinitive?
I enjoy swimming
Do you feel like going out later?
I finished working at 6pm
I want to go
I hope to see her next year
I decided to go for a swim
Gerund OR infinitive with no difference
I prefer swimming / to swim
I like to swim at the weekend / I like swimming at the weekend
Gerund OR infinitive with a difference
I remembered to get some milk (= I didn’t forget)
I remember getting my first bike when I was a child (this is one of my memories from the past)
I stopped smoking
I stopped to smoke
Always -ing after a preposition
I’m thinking of going out
I’m interested in doing that
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