USE OF THE INFINITIVE AND THE GERUND

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USE OF THE INFINITIVE AND THE GERUND
  1. THEY ARE
    1. GERUND
      1. IS
        1. "A gerund is a noun formed of a verb." To form a gerund you add "ing" to the verb.
          1. Where I put
            1. °After a preposition : I’m interested in learning English. // I’m fond of playing tennis. °After some verbs : deny, avoid, can’t help, like, dislike, enjoy, mind, keep on, suggest, °As the subject of a sentence : Smoking is dangerous for your health.
              1. important: The negative form of the gerund is "not + gerund" I enjoy not doing anything on holiday.
      2. INFINITE
        1. IS
          1. An infinitive is the basic form of the verb + "to". Examples: to buy, to fish, to run, to watch, to tell, etc.
            1. Where I put
              1. 1° After some verbs like: would like, agree, choose, choose, plan, refuse, hope, want, manage etc. : I want to Become a teacher 2° After adjectives : I'm happy to see you again. 3° To express an objective or why we are doing an action:
                1. Remember that it is not correct to say * I'm here for to study Inglés.
                  1. Important: The negative form of the infinitive is "not + infinitive" I'm happy not to see you again.
                    1. To answer the question 'Why' : Why did you stop working? - To spend more time with my children.
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