**Exercise Finite and Non Finite verbs**

A.
He has just returned a new book. It's fairly interesting, but certainly not his
best.

B.
When at last they found him, he was almost dead.

C.
Few people can speak a foreign language perfectly.

D.
Beating a child will do more harm than good.

E.
These carpets are to be cleaned as soon as possible.

F.
He didn't want me to go.

G.
It's nice to be sitting here with you.

H.
He was to have been the new ambassador but he fell ill.

I.
She wondered who had left the door open.

J.
When he arrived, I had been waiting for 3 hours.

K.
I have been learning irregular verbs all afternoon.

L.
What were you doing before you left college?

M
.You makes sure the gear lever is in neutral and the handbrake is on; then you
turn on the key and switch on the engine. Then you push down the clutch pedal……

N.I
swears I will pay you back.

O.
We shan’t have much time to see your mother.

P.
He admitted to taking a bribe.

Q.
Would you consider selling your car?

R.
He was accused of having deserted his ship.

S.
Stunned by the blow, Suman fell heavily.

T.
Having been his own boss for such a long time, he found it hard to accept
orders from another.

U.
The plane crashed, its bombs exploding as it hit the ground.

V.
He opened the drawer and took out a revolver.

W.
Opening the drawer, he took out a revolver.

X.
He brought a wicker shopping basket containing groceries.

Y.
What am I doing? I am looking out of the window.

Z.
Hard tooth was aching, her burnt finger was hurting.

**Answers:**

a.
Finite

B.
non-finite

c.
non-finite

d.
non-finite

e.
non-finite

f.
non-finite

g.
non-finite

h.
non-finite

i.
finite

j.
finite

k.
finite

l.
finite

m.
finite

n.
finite

o.
Non-finite

p.
non-finite

q.
non-finite

r.
non-finite

s.
non-finite

t.
non-finite

u.
non-finite

v.
finite

w.
non-finite

x.
non-finite

y.
finite

z.
non-finite