Gerund After Preposition

Gerund After Preposition

Following prepositions are followed by "Gerund"

About - She complains about being taunted.

After - After reaching home i will phone you.

Before - He is always well dressed before leaving for office.

By - I persuaded her by giving her expensive gift.

In spite of - In spite of working a lot he couldn't achieve the target.

On  - Julia insisted on buying a new car.

With - Do you agree with giving him another chance?

With out - She left without telling anyone.


Gerund After Verb + Preposition

Accuse of - He was accused of taking bribe.

Agree with - Do you agree with giving him another chance?

Apologize for - We apologized for misbehaving.

Believe in - I believe in working hard.

Blame for  - She was blamed for defaming the country.

Complain about - They complained about being hurt.

Concentrate on - He concentrates on playing well.

Congratulate (somebody) on - They congratulated me on Passing exams.

Cope with - He has eventually copped with dealing difficult circumstances.

Decide against - She decided against going abroad.

Depend on - His business depends on communicating well.

Dream about / of - They have always dreamed about playing for the country.

Feel like - I feel like eating mango.

Get used to - He's got used to traveling by bus.

Insist on - Children insisted on visiting museum.

Look forward to - I look forward to meeting her on Sunday.

Prevent somebody from doing something - Mother prevented me from eating fat.

Rely on - He doesn't rely on playing with him.

Succeed in - How can she succeed in studying Biology.

Specialize in - The company specializes in developing the websites.

Stop somebody from - I stopped Sarah from making friendship with Watson.

Talk about / of - The captain talked about preparing for the final.

Warn somebody against - They were warned against leaving the country.

worry about - They worry about finding another job.


Gerund After Noun + Prepositions

Advantage of - The advantage of eating oranges.

Chance of - The company has got the chance of getting higher rank. 

Choice between - The choice between going to the cinema or theater is interesting.

Danger of - The danger of increasing street crimes must be considered. 

Difficulty in - He has got difficulty in understanding French.

Doubt about - There's no doubt about offering a new package.

Hope of - We didn't lose the hope of winning the match.

Idea of - The idea of starting business in other country is not bad.

Interest in - She has got great interest in listening to the music.

Method of - This is an easy method of solving problems.

Opportunity of - He had the opportunity of taking revenge.

Possibility of - The possibility of inviting her is quite less.

Problem of - The problem of getting rid of poverty.

Reason for - He had a valid reason for disassociating with that issue.

Risk of - The risk of curing tuberculosis is quite less.

Trouble for - They were in trouble for taking a wrong decision.

Way of - The way of treating like this is not acceptable.


Gerund After Adjective + Preposition

Afraid of - I am afraid of informing you.

Angry about/at - Mother was angry about breaking her new glasses.

Bad at/good at - You are bad at speaking Chinese.

Clever at - They are clever at skateboarding.

Crazy about - He is crazy about skydiving.

Disappointed about/at - The all team disappointed about losing the match.

Excited about - Julia is excited about going on date.

Famous for - He is famous for dancing.

Fed up with - I am fed up with getting up early and going to the office.

Fond of - I am fond of watching movies.

Glad about - He is glad about getting a job.

Happy about/at - I am happy about passing the exams.

Interested in - She's interested in reading books.

Keen on - They're keen on Playing rugby.

Proud of - She is proud of being awarded.

Sick of - He is sick of working too much.

Sorry about/for - We are sorry for hurting you.

Tired of - He is tired of waiting a lot.

Used to - Ibrahim is used to smoking.

Worried about - He is worried about telling him everything.


English Grammar Gerund

Special Verbs followed by Gerund in passive sense

Gerund English Grammar

Infinitive and Gerund

Difference between Gerund and Infinitive

Infinitive and Gerund - with same meaning

Infinitive and Gerund - with different meaning

Infinitive Grammar

Infinitive with to - English Grammar

Infinitive without to - English Grammar

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