Verb + preposition + – ing

Многие глаголы входят в конструкцию глагол + предлог + дополнение. Например, talk about:

– We talked about the problem.

Если дополнение является глаголом, то он заканчивается на – ing:

– We talked about going to America.

Вот несколько глаголов, которые входят в конструкцию V + P + – ing:

Succeed in

Has Tom succeeded

In

Finding a job yet?

Feel like

I don’t feel

Like

Going out tonight.

Think about/of

Are you thinking

Of/about

Buying a house?

Dream of

I’ve

always dreamed

Of

Being rich.

Approve/disapprove of

She doesn’t approve

Of

Gambling.

Look forward to

I’m looking forward

To

Meeting her.

Insist on

He insisted

On

Buying me a drink.

Decide against

We decided

Against

Moving to London.

Apologise for

He apologised

For

Keeping me waiting.

I feel like doing = Мне хотелось бы сделать, я склонен сделать.

Говорят

`apologise to someone for something’:

– He apologised to me for keeping me waiting.

Некоторые глаголы входят в конструкцию глагол + предлог + кто-либо + – ing. Например:

– We are all looking forward to Peter coming home.

– She doesn’t approve of her son staying out late at night.

– They insisted on me staying with them.

Эти глаголы входят в конструкцию глагол + дополнение + предлог + – ing:

Accuse

They accused

Me

Of

Telling lies.

Suspect

Did they suspect

The man

Of

Being a spy?

Congratulate

I congratulated

Ann

On

Passing the exam.

Prevent

What prevented

Him

From

Coming to the wedding?

Stop

We stopped

Everyone

From

Leaving the building.

Thank

I thanked

Her

For

Being so helpful.

Forgive

Please forgive

Me

For

Not writing to you.

Warn

They warned

Us

Against

Buying the car.

После stop можно опускать from. Таким образом, вы можете сказать:

– We stopped everyone leaving the building.

Некоторые из этих глаголов часто используются в страдательном залоге:

– I was accused of telling lies.

– Was the man suspected of being a spy?

– We were warned against buying it.



Verb + preposition + – ing