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Glossary of the infinitive and the gerund as the direct object 2

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have good/hard time -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
have difficult/trouble/experience/fun -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
what is the use of -> infinitive or gerund?
-What is the use of waiting for an answer?
seem -> infinitive or gerund?
-That cat seems to be friendly.
struggle -> infinitive or gerund?
-I struggled to stay awake.
-They struggled just to pay their bills.
There is no point -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
it is (not) worth -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
it is (no) good -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
it is (no) use -> infinitive or gerund?
gerund
swear -> infinitive or gerund?
-She swore to tell the truth.
-She made him swear not tell anyone.
escape -> infinitive or gerund?
-He narrowly escaped being killed.

narrowly = arai chvv

excuse -> infinitive or gerund?
-His excuse for forgetting her birthday was that he had lost his diary.
-Excuse my interrupting you.
fancy -> infinitive or gerund?
-Do you fancy going out this evening?

v. 1. хүсэх, дуртай байх, таалагдах. I ~ a swim. Би сэлэх дуртай. 2. бодох, төсөөлөх. fancy oneself биеэ тоох, өөрийгөө хэт үнэлэх.

forgive -> infinitive or gerund?
-Forgive me for interrupting, but I really don't agree with that.
-Forgive my interrupting, but I really don't agree with that.
-Forgive my ignorance, but what exactly does the company do?

threaten -> infinitive or gerund?
-She threatened to tell my parents.
volunteer -> infinitive or gerund?
-He volunteered to help us.
imagine -> infinitive or gerund?
-She imagined walking into the office and handing in her resignation.

resignation = чөлөө,чөлөөлөлт,огцрох өргөдөл,

involve -> infinitive or gerund?
-The test will involve answering questions about a photograph.
-The job involves me travelling all over the country.
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wait -> infinitive or gerund?
-Hurry up! We are waiting to go.
save -> infinitive or gerund?
-He has grown a beard to save shaving.
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1.prevent -> infinitive or gerund?
-Nothing would prevent his speaking out against injustice.
report -> infinitive or gerund?
-She is reported to earn over $10 million a year.

-The neighbors reported seeing him leave the building around noon.

spend/lose/waste + money/time
-We wasted a lot of time trying to find a parking space.

-He lost $100.000 investing in unsuccessful companies.

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