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Gerund and Infinitive: Rephrasing

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Rephrasing: Gerund and Infinitive
 
Rewrite the sentences using a gerund or an infinitive and without changing the original meaning:
 
1. Smoking istn't allowed here
   They don't .
 
2. Driving at high speed is dangerous. 
   It's dangerous .
 
3. They succeeded in getting the loan.
   They managed .
 
4. It's no use taking a taxi because we'll be late anyway.
   There's no point because we'll be late anyway.
 
5. They like sailing better than rowing.
   They prefer .
 
6. I prefer to wait here.
   I'd .
 
7. He can't get into the habit of walking to work every evening.
   He can't get every morning. 
 
8. He hasn't played tennis since he hurt his leg.
   He stopped  his leg.
 
9. Can you give me a lift?
   Do you mind ?
 
 10. You shouldn't work so hard.
   You'd so hard.