I’m looking forward to her coming to Russia again.
He used to smoke twenty cigarettes a day and this year he has given up smoking because of lung cancer.
She couldn’t help admiring the most famous Russian church in Novgorod.
The shop assistant was accused of being rude and having neglected her duties.
His father disapproved of using dirty language on radio and television.
Their son didn’t want to go on being a manager all his life, and therefore he returned to St Petersburg University.
She insisted on ringing the police.
When I’ve got a cold I don’t feel like eating.
He enjoyed teaching English, but he was never; making (earning) much money.
Who prevents us from doing our duties properly? What’s the use of bothering her about every little thing?
The price of the painting was so high that he couldn’t think of buying it.
He denied committing (having committed) several crimes including stealing money and two murders.
The English teacher couldn’t help asking me about it.
The driver was afraid of making things worse.
If you want to succeed in losing weight, you should drink a lot of water every day.
They can’t help hoping that he is still alive.
She dreamed of becoming an actress.
Please excuse me for not eating all my dinner.
He was suspected of breaking the law and taking bribes.
It is very difficult to give up drinking, gambling and taking drugs.
Mother forgave me for lying (telling a lie to her; not telling the truth).
The manager objects to hiring her as a public relations consultant.
Excuse me for my calling you so late.
He thought of entering the university.