Wednesday, March 18, 2009

English Grammar Point: "-ing" and Prepositions

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Which sentence is correct?

A) Are you interested in learning English?
B) Are you interested in learn English?

Well, A is the correct choice.

Why? Because when the prepositions in, at, with, of, for, about and so on are used before a verb, the verb must use -ing.

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More Examples

'I'm scared of swimming in the lake.'

'Thanks for giving me a lift.'

'My brothers are good at playing soccer.'

'How about taking the bus?'

'I'm not interested in reading history books.'

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