A gerund is an –ing form that acts like a noun. Therefore, gerunds are sometimes called verbal nouns.
In this lesson we will take a look at some of the most common errors in the use of gerunds.
If you want to use a verb form after a preposition, use a gerund, not an infinitive.
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Different verbs can be followed by different kinds of word and structure. There are no simple rules regarding this. For each word it is necessary to learn what kind of structures can follow it.
Verbs that can be followed by both infinitives and gerunds (-ing forms)
Some verbs can be [...]