An infinitive is a verb form that acts as other parts of speech in a sentence. It is formed with to + base form of the verb. Ex: to buy, to work.

gerund is a verb in its ing (present participle) form that functions as a noun that names an activity rather than a person or thing. Any action verb can be made into a gerund.


  1. Reading a lot of fun.
  2. To help is important.
  3. He suggested returning home.
  4. He offered to return home.
  5. Let’s go shopping.
  6. I am thinking about changing my job.
  7. We had fun playing with the kids.
  8. He came to help.
  9. I was happy to see her.
  10. I jog daily, and I like jogging very much.
  11. I usually don’t jog, but I like to jog when I get the chance.
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