explained to из this grammar rule. We thank you for it.
4. Ann passed me the salt. I thanked her for it. 5. Nick bought a note-book for Pete. Pete thanked him for it. 6. He repaired my TV set. I thanked him for it... .. ....
Exercise 245. Transform the following sentences using gerundial phrases instead of the subordinate clauses.
A. Model: 1 think ГU go to Komarovo next week, — I think of
going to Komarovo next week.
1.1 think I’ll go to the theatre tomorrow. 2. I think I’ll join them. 3.1 thought I would buy that coat. 4. Toni thinks he will play hockey on Saturday. 5. She thought she would take a taxi. 6. We think we shall visit him in the hospital.
B. Model: After he finished school, he worked at a plant. —
After finishing school he worked at a plant, .*
1. After they passed their exams, they went to the mountains. 2. Before we moved to this town we lived in Tambov. 3. After she wrote the letter, she went to the post office. 4. Before you cross the street you must look to the left and then to thq right. 5.1 turned off the light before I left home. 6. We met him after we walked about two miles.
C. Models: She insisted that she should go to the library, i—
She insisted on going to the library.
She insisted that she should be sent to the library. ~~ She insisted on being sent to the library.
1. He insisted that he should show them the way. 2. He insisted that he should be shown the way. 3. They insisted that they should help me. 4. They insisted that they should be helped with their work. 5. I insisted that I should examine them in the afternoon. 6.1 insisted that I should be examined first.
Exercise 246. Paraphrase the following sentences using the gerund. ' #
A. Model: I want very much to get a letter from you. — f am
looking forward to getting a letter from you,
1.1 want very much to visit that exhibition. 2. She wanted very much to go to the country. 3. He wants very much to be offered this job. 4. We want very much to see this performance.
5.1 want very much to be invited to the conference. ~
B. Model: It gave me much pleasure to see this performance. —
I enjoyed seeing this performance.