Infinitive vs. Gerund

Every sentence contains an error. Please find it and type the corrected version into the box below each sentence.
  • 1

    They really looked forward to bedtime because their father would read them some extraordinary tails of mystery.

  • 2

    They decided to spare no expense and instead of paying for just one room at the hotel, they hired a complete suit of rooms.

  • 3

    It was cheaper to take out a prescription for the magazines than to buy them separately each month.

  • 4

    The affect of increasing the tax on motor fuel meant that the average family was finding it difficult to run a car.

  • 5

    The function of the judge is to present an subjective summary for the jury so that they can make their own minds up.

  • 6

    Today you can't go somewhere in the high street or on public transport without seeing someone talking into a mobile phone.

  • 7

    I'm sorry but however persuasive you are, you just can't convict me that you are telling the truth.

  • 8

    The roll of the teacher as I understand it, is to help their students to think for themselves.

  • 9

    You can understand why they don't like living in towns because they have their routes in the country.

  • 10

    They were very thorough in their investigation and carried out an exhausting search.

Author: Alan Townend