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
Infinitive and Gerund