Gerund or infinitive
Gerunds are often used when actions are real,concrete, completed
e.g.I remember seeing her at the party.(She was at the party and I saw her)
Infinitives are often used when actions are unreal,abstract and future.
e.g.Don't forget to buy some fruit for the evening(When you are coming remember and then buy some fruit)
Some verbs take gerund or infinitive forms with a difference in meaning
STOP REMEMBER FORGET TRY REGRET
1 stop to do:pause and then do something
stop doing:not continue
2 forget to do:not remember
forget doing:you didn't do something now you remember it
3 regret to do:feel sorry to give bad news
regret doing:fell sorry for what you did in the past
4 try to do:make an effort to do something
try doing:do something to see if it has an effect,try something new
5 remember to do:remember something and then do it
remember doing:soemthing happened in the past and now you remember it
CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION
1 Kids!Please stop noise.I am trying to concantrate.
2 Ezgi:I have a terrible headache.
Zeynep:Why don't you try ?
3 I will never forget that terrible accident.
4 Do you remember your best friend for the first time?
5 I regret to you,but you've failed your English exam.
6 You should stop her.She is a great liar.
7 Last night Melike tried hard the car,but she couldn't.
8 Don't forget bread on your way home.
9 Let's stop a drink.I know a good pub on the corner.
10 I clearly remember her.She looked great in her suit.
11 Why don't we stop homework and play some computer games?
12 If you see Nazlý,remember her to the party.
13 I can't make a cake.I remember one many years ago.It was as hard as a rock.
14 You should try your best.I know you can do much better.
15 I don't remember Hicran.She is a total stranger to me.
16 When we arrived in Venice,we stopped Sinem.She was so glad to see us.
17 Onur tried hard the exam,but he couldn't.
18 We stopped some souveniers,but no shops were open.
19 Now she regrets my proposal,but it's too late.
20 Yes Sevde,you may go to your friend's house.But try late.
21 He stopped and started wrestling.
22 I always remember the door when I go out.
23 It is a very busy restaurant.Don't forget
24 Oh my god!I forgot the cat.
25 Ilyas:I can't sleep.
Duygu:You should try sheep.
26:I tried to my wallet everywhere,but I couldn't.