Search This Blog

TOEFL 1.1.3 Verbs that Require an -ing Form in the Complement

Written By Heni Puspita on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 | 9:04 AM



Remember that the following verbs require an -ing form for a verb in the complement.

admit
complete
deny
appreciate
consider
discuss
avoid
delay
enjoy
finish
practice
risk
keep
quit
stop
mention
recall
suggest
miss
recommend
tolerate
postpone
regret
understand

S
V
C(-ing)
M
He
enjoys
traveling
by plane

Avoid using an infinitive after the verbs listed.
Forbid may be used with either an infinitive of an ­-ing complement, but forbid from is not idiomatic.

Examples:

Incorrect
: She is considering not to go.
Correct
: She is considering not going.


Incorrect
: We enjoyed talk with your friend.
Correct
: We enjoyed talking with your friend.


Incorrect
: Hank completed the writing his thesis this summer.
Correct
: Hank completed writing his thesis this summer.


Incorrect
: I miss to watch the news when I am traveling.
Correct
: I miss watching the news when I am traveling.


Incorrect
: She mentions stop at El Paso in her letter.
Correct
: She mentions stopping at El Paso in her letter.

Source:
Picture - Reuploaded by me, original picture HERE.
Baron's How to Prepare for the TOEFL

0 komentar:

Post a Comment

Flag Counter

Free counters!