本日は Gerund 動名詞 についてです⛅
To Gerund or not to Gerund?
In English we add “-ing” to the end of a verb, this is a gerund. We the base form of a verb after “to” to make an infinitive (also called the “to form”). In some combinations we can use both, in some just one form. Let’s try using these in sentences:
・I forgot to pay the rent. (pay)
・Steve quit smoking. (smoke)
・She started to run/running. (run)
・What would you like ________? (study)
・Is it hard ______ Japanese? (learn)
・He decided _____ on a diet. (go)
・Jimmy hated ________. (exercise)
・She had never eaten sushi but agreed _______. (try)
・The band agreed _____ the charity. (help)
Please bring let me know how you do.