# Non-finite verb patterns. Practice grammar book. Чирко Т.М - 37 стр.

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9. Children should be prevented …
10. Our exam results were good. Luckily, nobody suspected us …
11. Why do you persist …? You know it’s bad for your health.
12. Did you succeed …?
13. Did she complain …?
Task 50. Complete the sentences with one of these verbs and, if necessary, an
appropriate object. If it is possible to have an object or no object, include an ob-
ject but write it in brackets:
imagine, miss, spot, watch, deny, find, hear, put off, remember.
1) Through the bedroom window, I ... leaving the house.
2) I ... borrowing the book, but not returning it.
3) The evidence seemed overwhelming, but Mason ... committing the murder.
4) We can't ... buying a new car any longer. The one we've got now just doesn't
start in the morning.
5) We searched the house, and eventually ... reading a book in her bedroom.
6) I ... calling my name, so I went outside to see who was there.
7) I closed my eyes and ... lying on a deserted beach in the sunshine.
8) As the sun set, we ... appearing in the sky.
9) Mark was a good guitarist, and after he went home we ... playing in the garden
in the evenings.
A. Bill Brown was arrested for stealing a car. Here are some of his answers to
questions during his trial. Report what he said with the verbs given + an -ing
form.
admit consider deny notice recall regret
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9. Children should be prevented …
10. Our exam results were good. Luckily, nobody suspected us …
11. Why do you persist …? You know it’s bad for your health.
12. Did you succeed …?
13. Did she complain …?

Task 50. Complete the sentences with one of these verbs and, if necessary, an
appropriate object. If it is possible to have an object or no object, include an ob-
ject but write it in brackets:
imagine, miss, spot, watch, deny, find, hear, put off, remember.

1) Through the bedroom window, I ... leaving the house.
2) I ... borrowing the book, but not returning it.
3) The evidence seemed overwhelming, but Mason ... committing the murder.
4) We can't ... buying a new car any longer. The one we've got now just doesn't
start in the morning.
5) We searched the house, and eventually ... reading a book in her bedroom.
6) I ... calling my name, so I went outside to see who was there.
7) I closed my eyes and ... lying on a deserted beach in the sunshine.
8) As the sun set, we ... appearing in the sky.
9) Mark was a good guitarist, and after he went home we ... playing in the garden
in the evenings.