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infinitive vs. gerund #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 02, 2007 5:39 am   infinitive vs. gerund
 

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ESL/EFL Test #264 "Irregular Verbs Test (12)", question 8

Mrs. Montgomery told Shawn to ......... in the corner. She didn't approve of his behavior in class that day.

(a) stand
(b) stood
(c) standing

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #264 "Irregular Verbs Test (12)", answer 8

Mrs. Montgomery told Shawn to stand in the corner. She didn't approve of his behavior in class that day.

Correct answer: (a) stand

Your answer was: incorrect
Mrs. Montgomery told Shawn to standing in the corner. She didn't approve of his behavior in class that day.
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infinitive vs. gerund #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:12 am   infinitive vs. gerund
 

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What is required here is the infinitive form of the verb: to stand.
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