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Infinitive or -ing? (2)
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I've never enjoyed ____ the washing up.
What I enjoy most in life is ____ in the shade with the Sunday paper.
Dora dislikes ____ cakes but she always bakes one on Tony's birthday.
I think I'd ____ to have a glass of tomato juice now.
I wouldn't ____ to do that job if I were you.
What she dislikes most is ____ the floor in the kitchen.
Would you like ____ an ice-cream?
Would you mind ____ the room before you leave?
Do you like ____ your clothes washed at the cleaner's? It's so expensive.
Was it difficult ____ your old dish-washer? Did it work at all?
____ lottery tickets is not a very exciting job.
It wasn't easy ____ the plumber to replace our old kitchen sink.
However hard she tried she couldn't persuade her boss ____ her another day off.
Do you hope ____ to finish typing all those letters in an hour?
I hope ____ you soon.
I've never managed ____ at the meeting on time.
Let's stop ____ for a moment.
You're upsetting me with your stupid stories. Please stop ____ nonsense.
They had been painting the walls for two hours when they stopped ____ a drink.
I look forward ____ from you soon.
Dora and Tony went to Paris ____ French.
I think your boss wants you ____ how they use computers in teaching languages.
I'm sorry but I don't see what you mean ____ . Couldn't you explain it to me?
Sheila said she meant ____ with us for a fortnight.
We missed the last bus – and this meant ____ home on foot.
This man says he remembers ____ you steal the old lady's umbrella.
Please remember ____ the dog for a walk before you set off to work.
She said she knew me but I couldn't remember ____ her before.
Mrs Tuck sent the delivery boy for some coconuts but she forgot ____ him money.
I wonder how you could forget ____ that diamond ring to aunt Lucy.
She said she couldn't forget ____ that terrible play the night before.
Tony and Dora can't ____ to have a party next Sunday.
The director ____ to employ another prompter in case Mr Whiskers got ill.
Walking home from the theatre the girls ____ having a drink at a snack bar.
Tony suggested ____ a taxi but Dora preferred ____ .
How long do you intend ____ working for this company?
Do you think we should go on ____ the floor or shall we stop where we are?
The manager welcomed the new secretary and then went on ____ him the office.
I regret ____ you that we can't accept your job application at present.
Do you regret ____ Mr Whiskers that he would be fired the following day?
Was the editor interested ____ your article on the language of birds?
I can't understand why they don't allow us ____ in this street.
I can't understand why they don't allow ____ in this street.
I wouldn't advise the boss ____ Jenkins before we have found a new welder.
All the crew advised ____ for a new boatswain but the captain didn't agree.
He began ____ his second opera before last Christmas.
Mother was beginning ____ anxious when Susy said she would marry a sailor.
Start ____ a bit harder if you want to finish this job in a week.
When he threw the third stone at me I started ____ that he wasn't my friend.
I think the grass needs ____ . Shall I call the gardener?
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