1.1 think you made a mistake by coming here. 2. When he told me about his plans, I couldn't help being surprised. It absolutely wasn't in his line. 3.1 can't help you to prepare this historical sketch. 5. People often have difficulty learning a foreign language. 6.1 congratulated Ann on entering University. 7. We called after him, but he did not even stop to turn his head. 8.1 don't remember his telling anything of the kind. 9. It is not worth taking up the matter now; it can wait.
Id, 2b, 3c, 4a, 5c
1.1 insist on your showing the new automobile to us.
2. The little boy was proud of having such a noble friend.
3. This film is worth seeing. You can't help enjoying the wonderful performance of the actors. 4. It was impossible to get the tickets and he had to give up the idea of listening to the famous pianist. 5.1 remember his laughing loudly when telling the story. 6. She was sure that the boys had stopped working long ago and had run to the river. 7. She was sitting in the drawing room without saying a word and paying attention to her sister's chat. 8. He quickly went into the hall without answering the greetings. 9.1 am sick and tired of being old and wise and I can't stand being treated like an invalid. 10. He meant to begin his investigation with the garden examining. 11. After washing up and tidying up the kitchen she lay on the sofa. 12. If you don't tell me what the matter is, what is the use of my being here? 13.1 couldn't even walk without his coming up to me. 14. He can't bear being praised. 15. He did not like his daughter chatting on the phone for hours. 16. He was trying to find a pretext for leaving earlier. 17.1 hope you don't mind his being told everything. 18. Did you remember to post the letter that he gave you? 19. On seeing our difficulty, they offered their help. 20. They couldn't help laughing at the sight' of the clown.
Sentences 2, 4, 6, 9,12 are impossible to paraphrase.
1. The woman working in the garden is my sister. 3. Not knowing their telephone number I couldn't ring them up. 5. The sidewalks were crowded with people watching the carnival. 7. He stood at the counter and hesitated not knowing what to choose. 8. The conferences
held at the University every year are devoted to ecological problems. 10.1 looked at the people lying on the beach. 11. The people waiting for the doctor have been sitting here for a long time.