(a) cannot help + V-ing 不得不～＝cannot (help) but + V (原形 )
We cannot help crying. 我們禁不住哭了出來。
(b) There is no + V-ing 不可能～ =It is impossible to + V (原形 )
= It's not likely to VR (難以、無法)
There is no accounting for taste. （嗜好無法解釋—人各有所好。）
(c) It is no use + V-ing (~無用) = It is of no use to + V (原形
It is no use explaining the reason to him.向他解釋理由是沒有用的
(d) (be) worth + V-ing
The watch is worth buying. 那手錶值得買。
(e) (be) busy + V-ing 忙於～ =(be) busy + with + N
He is busy preparing for the dinner.他正忙著準備晚餐。
＝He is busy with the dinner.
(f) of one’s own + V-ing 自己～的＝ V-ed (p.p.) by oneself
She showed me the picture of her own painting.她讓我看她自己畫的圖。
(g) feel like + V-ing (想要) = would like to/want to + V(原形 )
I don’t fell like dancing after dinner. 我晚餐後不想跳舞。
(h) It goes without saying that …用不著說…
It goes without saying that teachers know more than students.
(i) What (or How) about + V-ing/NP? …如何？
How (or What) about goingto the movies tonight?
(j) What do you say to + V-ing? …意下如何？
What do you say to going shopping with us ?
burst out + V-ing (=burst into + NP) 突然爆出笑聲、哭聲
The girl burst out crying/laughing as soon as she heard the news.
= The girl burst into tears/laughter as soon as she heard the news.
When it comes to + V-ing/NP…若談到/論及…, 就….
When it comes to studying English, Tom feels tired. .