||These verbs can take INFINITIVES after them:|
|Max appreciates looking
at fine art.
Sara didn't mind going to the store for me.
Ben will practice writing his alphabet later.
Steve always avoids cleaning his room.
We should delay making the decision until later.
|I promise to study
I didn't agree to go with them.
Lee offered to make dinner.
Mary refused to go with us to class.
She decided to stay at home.
|1) Mack decided ___ on his project.||A) working||B) to work|
|2) Mary appreciates ____ with a partner.||A) working||B) to work|
|3) Paul agreed ___ on his project at home.||A) working||B) to work|
|4) I don't mind ___ on my project at home, but I need some help.||A) working||B) to work|
|5) Can you practice ___ on the computer with me?||A) working||B) to work|
|6) I avoided __ on my homework until Sunday night, so it was late.||A) working||B) to work|
|7) This weekend, I'm definitely NOT going to delay ___ on my homework!||A) working||B) to work|
|8) I promised ___ in my father's store on Saturday morning, but I don't want to.||A) working||B) to work|
SINGING / TO SING
|9) Would you mind ___ a little more softly please?||A) singing||B) to sing|
|10) My friend offered ___ at my wedding.||A) singing||B) to sing|
|11) Shh! Be quiet until they've practiced ___ the last chorus.||A) singing||B) to sing|
|12) Matt sings terribly, so he avoids ___ in public.||A) singing||B) to sing|
|13) He refuses ___ in public.||A) singing||B) to sing|
|14) In fact, he has promised not ___ ever again!||A) singing||B) to sing|
|15) I appreciate you ___ the party. Thank you.||A) planning||B) to plan|
|18) Oh, it's no problem. I don't mind ___ parties. It's fun!||A) planning||B) to plan|
|19) It's very nice of you to offer ___ the party for me.||A) planning||B) to plan|
|20) I promise ___ a really fun party.||A) planning||B) to plan|
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