Below you can read some of the rules and situations where the gerund is used, with some examples to help you understand it’s usage. Then test your knowledge with the quiz at the bottom by choosing the correct gerund verb to fill the blank space.
Adjective Combinations and Gerunds
Gerunds also follow common adjective + preposition combinations. Remember that prepositions are always followed by the gerund form. In other words, any adjective + preposition form you learn will always be followed by the gerund if used in combination with a verb. Here are some of the most common adjective + preposition combinations:
interested in – guilty of – proud of – bored with
known for – scared of – tired of – worried about
She’s interested in taking French lessons.
The man was found guilty of committing the crime.
Tom is proud of donating his free time to the charity.
the “Gerund Part 3″ quiz!
Choose the correct gerund form to fill in the blank space.
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