1) “The accident was all my fault”. --> He admitted _________ a) causing the accident b) to cause the accident 2) “Shall we have a quiet evening at home?” --> She suggested ______ a quiet evening at home. a) to have b) having 3) “Now don’t forget to lock all the doors and windows”. --> He reminded me_____all the doors and windows. a) locking b) to lock 4) “If I were you, I’d be very careful what you say to her” --> He advised them ___ very careful what to say to her. a) to be b) being 5) “I’m so sorry I forgot about our appointment” --> She apologised _____ about our appointment. a) for forgetting b) to forget 6) “We can’t go yet. I want to see every picture in the gallery before leaving”. --> He insisted on___every picture in the gallery. a) to see b) seeing 7) ”Careful! Don’t touch those plates. They’re very hot”. --> My mum warned us against ____those plates. a) to touch b) touching 8) ”Careful! Don’t touch those plates. They’re very hot”. --> My mum warned us _____those plates. a) to touch b) not to touch c) to not touch d) touching 9) “No, it wasn’t me. I didn’t eat the last chocolate biscuit”. --> My brother denied ___ the last biscuit. a) eating b) to eat 10) "I'm inncocent" - said the prisoner. --> The prisoner claimed ___ innocent. a) being b) to be 11) "I will sue you". --> He threatened ______ me. a) to sue b) suing 12) "I can give you a lift" - the man told me. --> The man offered _____ me a lift. a) to give b) giving
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