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Exercise 1. Insert lhc appropriate form of the gerund.
1. Stark sat down without __ (to speak) (Jones) 2. He did not go without __ by Amy. (to congratulate) (Dickens) 3. After __ more closely than usual and __ his hair, he [Herzog] took the bus uptown, (to shave, to brush) (Bellow) 4. At South Square, on __ that Michael and Fleur were out, he -did not dress for dinner, but went to the nursery, (to discover) (Galsworthy) 5. I had to sound as if I didn't mind __, as though I had no temper of my own. (to insult) (Snow) 6. She kept on __, her voice low and controlled, (to talk) (Braine) 7. In the morning light, she was, ashamed of herself for __ so __ the night before, (to elate) (Snow) 8. The house wanted __ (to do up) (Galsworthy) 9. Even a criminal must be told the nature of his crime before __ (to convict) (Stone) 10. She showed none of the usual feminine pleasure at __ hard to understand, inscrutable, mysterious, (to be) (Priestley) 11. I still reproached myself for not __ open with Douglas Osbaldiston from the start, when he had invited me to do so. (to be) (Snow) 12. No woman looks her best after __ up all night, (to sit) (Shaw) 13. His legs were somewhat stiff from not — or __ for days, (to hike, to climb) (Baum) 14. I'm tired of __ like a silly fat lamb, (to treat) (Coppard) 15. I know everyone who's worth __ (to know) (Maugham) 16. After __ this, he; cursed himself for not __ the opposite, so that he might have used the expected guest as a lever to get rid of Misha. (to say, to say) (Murdoch) 17. There is vivid happiness in merely __ alive, (to be) (Coppard) 18. "Your tie needs—," Mrs. Simpson said, (to straighten) (Greene) 19. The attempt is at least worth __ (to make) (Collins) 20. Mr. Creakle then caned Tommy Traddles for __ in tears, instead of cheers, on account of Mr. Mell's departure... (to discover) (Dickens) 21. He apologized to Hooker for __ so late, (to be down) (Priestley) 22. One could not walk or drive about Philadelphia without __ and __ with the general tendency toward a more cultivated and selective social life, (to see, to impress) (Dreiser) 23. I just couldn't stand __ away from you any longer, (to be) (Stone) 24. I remember __ him with her and Marner going away from church, (to see) (Eliot) 25. When I told him that I meant to live in Paris for a while, and had taken an apartment, he reproached me bitterly lor not __ him know, (to let) (Maugham) 26. He had a flat smooth face with heavy-lidded green eyes that gave the impression of __ at a slant, (to set) (Braine) 27. His latest craze was to discover her age, which he cursed himself for not __ when he had«her passport in his hands, (to observe) (Murdoch) 28. Let me tell you whose house you've come into without __ or __ (to ask, to want) (Faulkner) 29. I'm tired of __ to you. (to talk) (Maugham) 30. They soon discovered that the gate was securely locked. They looked at one another in a mixed fashion, a trifle disappointed at __, but still triumphant at __ the place, (to hold up, to find) (Priestley)
Exercise 2. Point out the Gerundial Construction and comment on the way !he nominal element is expressed. Translate into Russian.
1. You must excuse my being so breathless, I'm not really breathless, it's just the excitement. (Leacock) 2. These happy events occurred without any recommendation having been made by Rainborough, and indeed without his having been officially informed. (Murdoch) 3. The maid said something about the American lady's having corne back to Rodnik. (Heym) 4. It was easy to imagine Cave sitting silent. (Snow) 5. She was interrupted by her father's voice and by her father's hat being heavily flung from his hand and striking her face. (Dickens) 6. He brought in a portmanteau with him, which he doubted its being worth while to unpack. (Dickens) 7. Besides, there's no danger of it happening again. (Hansford Johnson) 8. "It's no good you staying," Jack Burton said. (Aldridge) 9. Jack laughed. Their being bothered amused him. (Lawrence) 10. He was wakened by someone knocking at the door. (Faulkner) 11. There is something so inexpressibly absurd to me in the idea of Caddy being married. (Dickens) 12. I was not surprised by Caddy's being in low spirits. (Dickens) 13. You knew young Pyle well didn't you? I can't get over a thing like that happening to him. (Greene) 14. She laughed at the thought of her husband and Johnny looking after the house. (Priestley) 15. He felt almost a gloomy satisfaction at the thought of all these disasters happening at once. (Murdoch)
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