Grammar

Preposition + Present Participle (-ing)

When writing more complex sentences, when to use conjugated verbs, infinitive verbs, or the present participle becomes confusing.

A common mistake I see is using the wrong verb form after prepositions.

If you have a preposition followed by a verb, the verb must always be in the present participle form (-ing).

Watch this short video or have a look at the infographic below for more details.

EFL grammar tips for better writing preposition present participle

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