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List of Common Verbs Followed by Gerund

Common Verbs Followed by Gerund
Common Verbs Followed by Gerund

We already have talked about gerund and infinitive  differences and uses. You know that The “-ing” form of a verb which works as a noun is known as a gerund. And To + 1st form of the verb is called infinitive or an infinitive is the basic form of the verb + “to”. To learn more click on the given link above. In the article below I cover common verbs followed by gerund along with examples for each. 

List of Common Verbs Followed by Gerund

Some common verbs followed by a gerund (note that phrasal verbs, marked here with *, always fall into this category):

acknowledgeShe acknowledged receiving assistance.
* accuse ofHe was accused of smuggling contraband goods.
admitThey admitted falsifying the data.
adviseThe author advises undertaking further study.
anticipateHe anticipates having trouble with his supervisor.
appreciateappreciated having a chance to read your draft.
avoidHe avoided answering my question.
completeI finally completed writing my thesis.
considerThey will consider granting you money.
deferShe deferred writing her report.
delayWe delayed reporting the results until we were sure.
denyThey denied copying the information.
discussThey discussed running the experiments again.
entailThis review procedure entails repeating the test.
* look afterHe will look after mailing the tickets.
* insist onHe insisted on proofreading the article again.
involveThis procedure involves testing each sample twice.
justifyMy results justify taking drastic action.
mentionThe author mentions seeing this event.
* plan onThey had planned on attending the conference.
postponeThe committee has postponed writing the report.
recallI cannot recall getting those results before.
resentHe resented spending so much time on the project.
recommendShe recommends reading Marx.
resistThe writer resists giving any easy answers.
riskShe risks losing her viewing time.
sanctionThey will not sanction copying without permission.
suggestsuggest repeating the experiment.
* take care ofHe will take care of sending it to you.
tolerateShe can’t tolerate waiting for results.

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