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Add the correct form of the verb in brackets.

1.  James offered _______________ Ben a lift to the airport.
(give)

2.  Would you mind _______________  back in about twenty minutes? I'm in the middle of a meeting.
(phone)

3.  It's not worth _______________  to the meeting now. It's almost over. 
(go)

4.  They arranged _______________  at a hotel near the aiport rather than in the city centre.
(stay)

5.  We've decided _______________  some more staff for the summer season.
(hire)

6.  Nicolette can't help _______________  that the project is going to be a complete disaster.
(think)

7.   Stewart refused _______________  the terms of his new contract.
(discuss)

8.  Do you fancy _______________  us for dinner tonight?
(join)

9.  The company plans _______________  twenty new stores across the United States this summer.
(open)

10.  "Have you managed _______________  at the proposal yet?"  - "Sorry, I've been really busy. I promise _______________  it tonight though."  (look at;  read)

ANSWERS

More practice with verbs +  infinitive or -ing exercises (General English):

Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3,
Exercise 4 (Special cases: eg. remember, stop, try, etc) NEW!!! Added 31.5.11


Full lists of Grammar Exercises available  here on Fiesta ESL (
General English; Business English)

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