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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):

acknowledge She acknowledged receiving assistance.
* accuse of He was accused of smuggling contraband goods.
admit They admitted falsifying the data.
advise The author advises undertaking further study.
anticipate He anticipates having trouble with his supervisor.
appreciate appreciated having a chance to read your draft.
avoid He avoided answering my question.
complete I finally completed writing my thesis.
consider They will consider granting you money.
defer She deferred writing her report.
delay We delayed reporting the results until we were sure.
deny They denied copying the information.
discuss They discussed running the experiments again.
entail This review procedure entails repeating the test.
* look after He will look after mailing the tickets.
* insist on He insisted on proofreading the article again.
involve This procedure involves testing each sample twice.
justify My results justify taking drastic action.
mention The author mentions seeing this event.
* plan on They had planned on attending the conference.
postpone The committee has postponed writing the report.
recall I cannot recall getting those results before.
resent He resented spending so much time on the project.
recommend She recommends reading Marx.
resist The writer resists giving any easy answers.
risk She risks losing her viewing time.
sanction They will not sanction copying without permission.
suggest suggest repeating the experiment.
* take care of He will take care of sending it to you.
tolerate She can’t tolerate waiting for results.

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