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Change each infinitive into a gerund or present participle with appropriate prepositions if required.

Click the sentences to see the answers.

Example: They think to win the final wasn't easy.

They think winning the final wasn't easy.

1. She was worried to get home late.

1. She was worried about getting home late.

2. We are tired to listen to the same old excuses.

2. We are tired of listening to the same old excuses.

3. Everyone there was interested to hear more about the special offer.

3. Everyone there was interested in hearing more about the special offer.

4. We were happy to submit our application forms to the officers.

4. We were happy submitting our application forms to the officers.

5. They are looking forward to go on holiday.

5. They are looking forward to going on holiday.

6. To fail to pay his debts has made him a bankrupt.

6. Failing to pay his debts has made him a bankrupt.

7. He used to smoke a full packet a day.

7. He used to smoking a full packet a day.

8. He thinks to swim in the sea is better than to swim in a swimming pool.

8. He thinks swimming in the sea is better than swimming in a swimming pool.

9. Together, the brother and sister like to look after dogs and cats.

9. Together, the brother and sister like looking after dogs and cars.

10. She was used to have her orders instantly obeyed

10. She was used to having her orders instantly obeyed.