Gerund Or Infinitive Worksheet | Class 7 English Grammar Worksheets

Gerunds are forms like singing, dancing, working and playing. A gerund is different from a present participle in that it is used as the subject or object of a verb. That means gerunds are similar to nouns.

Infinitives are forms like to sing, to dance, to work and to play. 

Fill in the blanks with a gerund or an infinitive.

1. She is fond …………………………… the violin. (to play / of playing)

2. The old woman was tired …………………. (to wait / of waiting)

3. We were prevented ……………………. (to see / from seeing) the prisoner.

4. ……………………… (seeing / to see) is to believe.

5. ………………….. along the road, I found a dead snake. (Walking / to walk)

6. I hope you will excuse ………………………… early. (me to leave / my leaving)

7. ……………………… on a branch, the monkey gibbered. (Sitting / to sit)

8. …………………………. his abilities, he should have done better. (Considering / to consider)

9. ………………………. the sunshine, I opened the window. (Seeing / to see)

Answers

1. She is fond of playing the violin.

2. The old woman was tired of waiting.

3. We were prevented from seeing the prisoner.

4. To see is to believe.

5. Walking along the road, I found a dead snake.

6. I hope you will excuse my leaving early.

7. Sitting on a branch, the monkey gibbered.

8. Considering his abilities, he should have done better.

9. Seeing the sunshine, I opened the window.

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