Examples of Sentences Gerund Phrases After Certain Verbs
Gerund is a verb (verb) that is added ing (verb + ing) and functions as a noun (noun). In other words, gerund is a verb that is dammed / changed into a noun.
Gerund Phrase Example After Certain Verb
He admitted cheating on the test.
The doctor generally advised drinking low-fat milk.
Ireland doesn’t allow smoking in bars.
I anticipated arriving late.
I appreciated her helping me.
He avoided talking to her.
I began learning Chinese.
• can’t bear
He can’t bear having so much responsibility.
• can’t help
He can’t help talking so loudly.
• can’t see
I can’t see paying so much money for a car.
• can’t stand
He can’t stand her smoking in the office.
The government ceased providing free healthcare.
He completed renovating the house.
She considered moving to New York.
He continued talking.
The lawyer defended her making such statements.
He delayed doing his taxes.
He denied committing the crime.
She despises waking up early.
We discussed working at the company.
She dislikes working after 5 PM.
I don’t mind helping you.
She dreads getting up at 5 AM.
He encourages eating healthy foods.
We enjoy hiking.
He finished doing his homework.
I forgot giving you my book.
I hate cleaning the bathroom.
He imagines working there one day.
The job involves traveling to Japan once a month.
She kept interrupting me.
She likes listening to music.
I love swimming.
He mentioned going to that college.
She misses living near the beach.
Sometimes she neglects doing her homework.
California does not permit smoking in restaurants.
He postponed returning to Paris.
She practiced singing the song.
He prefers sitting at the back of the movie theater.
I proposed having lunch at the beach.
She quit worrying about the problem.
Tom recalled using his credit card at the store.
She recollected living in Kenya.
Tony recommended taking the train.
She regretted saying that.
I remember telling her the address yesterday.
He reported her stealing the money.
The certificate requires completing two courses.
Nick resented Debbie’s being there.
He resisted asking for help.
He risked being caught.
He started studying harder.
She stopped working at 5 o’clock.
They suggested staying at the hotel.
I tolerated her talking.
Sam tried opening the lock with a paperclip.
I understand his quitting.
They urge recycling bottles and paper