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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #109913: Stop and Gerunds or Infinitives
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    Stop and Gerunds or Infinitives

    Stop can be followed by either a gerund or an infinitive with a change in meaning.

    Stop + to + infinitive

    She was cleaning the house and she stopped to get some rest.

    Stop + gerund

    My grandmother stopped smoking when she felt some pain in her heart.

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    1. Mary! Please stop (make) a noise. The baby is sleeping.

    2. I should stop (eat) more food. I am on a diet.

    3. let's stop (have) lunch. We will not have any restaurant on our way.

    4. My father stopped (smoke) and started to do exercise.

    5. She stopped (talk) to her friend when her boyfriend came in.

    6. Please stop (make) me laugh.

    7. We were hungry, so we stopped (have) a sandwich.

    8. He should stop (play) video games. He has a lot of homework to do.

    9. It did not stop (snow) all day yesterday.

    10. The weather was hot, so we stopped (have) a drink.

    11. He stopped (walk) to help an old woman.

    12. She stopped (drink) her coffee because she was in a hurry.

    13. I cannot stop (dream) of you.

    14. I stopped (call) to my best friend on Skype.

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