Verbs Followed by Gerunds

9 = verb followed by a gerund OR a noun + an infinitive
13 = verb followed by a gerund OR an infinitive with a difference in meaning
14 = verb followed by a gerund OR an infinitive with little difference in meaning

admitHe admitted cheating on the test.
advise [9]The doctor generally advised drinking low-fat milk.
allow [9]Ireland doesn't allow smoking in bars.
anticipate I anticipated arriving late.
appreciateI appreciated her helping me.
avoidHe avoided talking to her.
begin [14]I began learning Chinese.
can't bear [14] He can't bear having so much responsibility.
can't help He can't help talking so loudly.
can't seeI can't see paying so much money for a car.
can't stand [14] He can't stand her smoking in the office.
cease [14]The government ceased providing free healthcare.
completeHe completed renovating the house.
considerShe considered moving to New York.
continue [14]He continued talking.
defendThe lawyer defended her making such statements.
delayHe delayed doing his taxes.
denyHe denied committing the crime.
despiseShe despises waking up early.
discussWe discussed working at the company.
dislikeShe dislikes working after 5 PM.
don't mindI don't mind helping you.
dread [13]She dreads getting up at 5 AM.
encourage [9]He encourages eating healthy foods.
enjoyWe enjoy hiking.
finish [13]He finished doing his homework.
forget [13]I forgot giving you my book.
hate [14]I hate cleaning the bathroom.
imagineHe imagines working there one day.
involveThe job involves traveling to Japan once a month.
keepShe kept interrupting me.
like [14]She likes listening to music.
love [14]I love swimming.
mentionHe mentioned going to that college.
mindDo you mind waiting here for a few minutes.
missShe misses living near the beach.
need [13]The aquarium needs cleaning.
neglect [14]Sometimes she neglects doing her homework.
permit [9]California does not permit smoking in restaurants.
postponeHe postponed returning to Paris.
practiceShe practiced singing the song.
prefer [14]He prefers sitting at the back of the movie theater.
propose [14]I proposed having lunch at the beach.
quit [13]She quit worrying about the problem.
recallTom recalled using his credit card at the store.
recollectShe recollected living in Kenya.
recommendTony recommended taking the train.
regret [13]She regretted saying that.
remember [13]I remember telling her the address yesterday.
reportHe reported her stealing the money.
require [9]The certificate requires completing two courses.
resentNick resented Debbie's being there.
resistHe resisted asking for help.
riskHe risked being caught.
start [14]He started studying harder.
stop [13]She stopped working at 5 o'clock.
suggestThey suggested staying at the hotel.
tolerateI tolerated her talking.
try [13] Sam tried opening the lock with a paperclip.
understandI understand his quitting.
urge [9]They urge recycling bottles and paper.
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