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Gerunds after Prepositions

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Aportes para la actividad colaborativa del curso INGLÉS B1 - (900003A_614) desarrollados por el estudiante Edgar Mauricio Londoño Rodríguez (grupo 298).
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Gerunds after Prepositions
  1. Rules
    1. "After a preposition, if we use a verb, it is always a gerund. It is impossible to use an infinitive or any other verb form after a preposition" (UNAD Florida, 2016).
      1. Curiosities:
        1. This is one of the few rules in English with no exceptions.
      2. Bibliographic references:
        1. UNAD Florida, (2016) Job Interview taken from: https://campus14.unad.edu.co/invil41/mod/resource/view.php?id=188
        2. Examples of gerunds after prepositions
          1. People need to adapt to changing economic conditions.
            1. Image recovered from: http://economiacambiante24.blogspot.com/
            2. I apologize for interrupting.
              1. Image recovered from: https://www.etapainfantil.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/ni%C3%B1o-interrumpe-700x467.jpg
              2. Some people disapprove of helping the poor.
                1. Image recovered from: https://www.asociacionproade.org/blog/tipos-de-pobreza/
                2. Edgar decided on going abroad next year.
                  1. Image recovered from: https://elpais.com/elpais/2016/06/30/opinion/1467308302_708781.html
                3. By: Edgar Mauricio Londoño Rodríguez.
                  1. More examples of gerunds after prepositions
                    1. The brothers had to adjust to living as orphans.
                      1. Image recovered from: https://www.abc.es/familia/padres-hijos/abci-hermanos-esenciales-para-disminuir-trauma-crecer-sin-cuidado-padres-201804092115_noticia.html
                      2. We are prohibited from doing lots of things in the airplanes, It is unfair.
                        1. Image recovered from: https://conocedores.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/protocolo-aviones
                        2. I could not agree on spending more money on the pub.
                          1. Image recovered from: https://pubcrawlnewyork.com/tipping-in-usa-america/
                          2. Students were engaged in learning the Einstein's Theory of General Relativity.
                            1. Image recovered from: https://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias/2015/04/150417_finde_extrano_viaje_cerebro_albert_einstein_ac
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