Verb + to … vs. Verb + …ing
Some verbs can use another verb afterwards.
I like to dance.
She hates to do homework.
After some verbs, however, the second verb can be changed into a gerund (making a verb into a noun).
I like swimming.
She hates doing her homework.
Some verbs that can use gerunds or infinitives
like / don’t like
Some verbs that only use gerunds
I like to play cards.
I like playing cards.
She hates to go to school.
She hates going to school.
They will continue to study English.
They will continue studying English.
I am considering studying Chinese.
She is putting off talking to her boyfriend.
They feel like having a sleep.
Make sentences using these verbs + a second verb. Remember which ones can use only gerunds.
b) feel like