Gerund ( Kata-kata yang diikuti / word that followed by gerund dan Penggunaannya / how to Use it )
Gerund as subject
Contoh kalimat :
1. Gardening is very exciting.
2. Reading this material will help you increase your English skill.
3. Hunting wild pigs has been done by Balinese farmers for years.
4. Knowing English well has made Ryan have great experiences in Canada
5. Writing and speaking English make me happy.
Gerunds after Certain Verbs
* She is considering having a holiday.
* Do you feel like going out?
* I can't help falling in love with you.
* I can't stand not seeing you.
Gerunds after Prepositions
Tara always dreams about going on holiday.
They feel like going to bed.
get used to You must get used to working long hours.
insist on The girls insisted on going out with Mark.
look forward to I'm looking forward to seeing you soon.
afraid of They are afraid of losing the match.
angry about/at Pat is angry about walking in the rain.
good at John is good at working in the garden.
clever at He is clever at skateboarding.
crazy about The girl is crazy about playing tennis.
disappointed about/at He is disappointed about seeing such a bad report.
Kata-kata tertentu yg biasa di ikuti oleh gerund
admit = mengakui object to = keberatan
anticipate = merasakan postpone = menunda
appreciate = menghargai pardon = minta maaf
avoid = menghindari prevent = mencegah
delay = menangguhkan practise = melatih
detest = membenci risk = resiko
deny = menyangkal save = mencegah
dread = takut stop = berhenti
enjoy = menikmati suggest = menyarankan
escape = menghindar try = mencoba
excuse = minta maaf understand = mengerti
feel like = ingin give up = menyerah
finish = menyelesaikan go on = melanjutkan
find out = menemukan hate = membenci
forgive = memaafkan can't help = tak tahan
imagine = membayangkan regret = menyesal
involve = termasuk like = suka
keep = terus-menerus
mention = menyebutkan
mind = keberatan
miss = ketinggalan
consider = mempertimbangkan
mean = berarti
can't stand = tak tahan
resent = tersinggung
recollect = ingat lagi
it's no good = tak ada gunanya
it's no use = tak ada gunanya
worth = berguna
congratulate = mengucapkan
Posted By : Muhammad Rezki Rasyak