The gerund is commonly used after quite a few different verbs.
Verbs Followed by Gerunds (with examples)
He admitted stealing the money.
She advised waiting until tomorrow.
I anticipate having a good time on vacation.
She acknowledged receiving assistance.
I appreciate having a trouble with his supervisor.
He avoided answering my question.
I can’t bear waiting in long lines.
It began raining.
I finally completed writing my term paper.
I will consider going with you.
She deferred writing my thesis.
He delayed leaving for school.
She denied committing the crime.
They discussed opening a new business.
I dislike driving long distance.
We enjoyed visiting them.
This review procedure entails repeating the test.
She finished studying about ten.
I’ll never forget visiting them.
I hate making silly mistakes.
I hear they intend marrying.
This procedure involves testing each sample twice.
My results justify taking drastic action.
I keep hoping he will come.
I like going to movies.
I love going to operas.
She mentioned going to a movie.
Would you mind helping me with this.
I miss being with my family.
Let’s postpone leaving until tomorrow.
The athlete practiced throwing the ball.
Ann prefers talking to driving to work.
He quits trying to solve the problem.
I don’t recall meeting him before.
I don’t recollect meeting him before.
She recommended seeing the show.
I regret telling him my secret.
I resent her interfering in my business.
I couldn’t resist eating the dessert.
She risks losing all of her money.
They will not sanction copying without permission.
He started tipping the pea pods into a pan.
She stopped going to classes when she got sick.
She suggested going to a movie.
She won’t tolerate cheating during an examination.
I tried changing the light bulb, but the lamp still didn’t work.