Gerund and Infinitive - difference in meaning

Gerund/Infinitive - Explanations
Gerund/Infinitive - Exercises

Some verbs have different meaning. (when used with Gerund or Infinitive)

  GERUND INFINITIVE
forget He'll never forget spending so much money on his first computer. Don't forget to spend money on the tickets.

  GERUND INFINITIVE
go on Go on reading the text. Go on to read the text.

  GERUND INFINITIVE
mean You have forgotten your homework again. That means phoning your mother. I meant to phone your mother, but my mobile didn't work.

  GERUND INFINITIVE
remember I remember switching off the lights when I went on holiday. Remember to switch off the lights when you go on holiday.

  GERUND INFINITIVE
stop Stop reading the text. Stop to read the text.

  GERUND INFINITIVE
try Why don't you try running after the dog? I tried to run after the dog, but I was too slow.

Ulrike Schroedter contributed to the list.

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