Meeting you has been a great pleasure.
Climbing mountains needs a lot of energy and strength.
Seeing is believing.
a) It’s no use trying to persuade him.
It’s no good waiting here. Let’s walk home.
It’s nice meeting you.
It’s a waste of time arguing about it.
b) There is no denying the fact that we have been defeated.
There is no joking about the matter.
注意：there be作主语时，此时用there being 结构，其否定式为there not being或there being no。但是如果there前面有介词for，则用for there to be。
There being an index to this book is a great advantage.
There not being an index to this book is a disadvantage.
For there to be so modern a library in this rural area is surprising.
有些动词后面接动名词作宾语，如：suggest, avoid, resist, deny, give up, put off, postpone, consider, practice, anticipate, admit, acknowledge, appreciate, can’t resist, defer, delay, detest, dislike, enjoy, escape, fancy, mind, finish, imagine, miss, resent, risk等。
We suggested putting off the meeting till next week.
He tried his best to avoid seeing her.
I can’t resist bargaining.
We appreciate your helping us.
They denied doing anything wrong.
It is really hard for a person to give up smoking.
注意：need, want, deserve, require等动词之后，作宾语的动名词用主动形式表示被动意义。
My hair needs cutting.
Those flowers require/want watering.
He deserved congratulating.
John talked us into walking home with him.
They insisted on doing the work at once.
He got so angry that he felt like slapping her.
They have got accustomed to living in the rural village.
We have great difficulty (in) carrying out our plan.
a) 有些不及物动词后面常跟介词to，如object to, look forward to, confess to, devote… to, contribute to, admit to, be used to, see to(负责), submit to, resort to, take to, reconcile to, be (get) accustomed to等。
No wonder there is not any objection to having a camping.
We have been looking forward to your visiting us.
The suspect confessed to having committing a crime.
We young people should devote ourselves to building a strong socialist society.
b) 有些短语中的介词in常被省略，如be busy (in), spend time (in), have trouble/difficulty (in), have a good time (in)等。这些短语后面须接动名词作宾语。
They have been busy reviewing their lessons all these days.
Don’t spend too much time playing basketball. The final exam is coming.
Do you have any trouble understanding me?
The novel is worth reading.
This is a book well worth looking for.
d) there be作介词宾语时，用there being。但是如果作介词for的宾语，则用 there to be。
He was very angry at there being objection to his proposal.
They planned for there to be another meeting.
The old man needs terribly a walking stick to help him.
The workers were building a big swimming pool in our town.
a diving board(跳水板)
a sleeping cart(卧铺车厢)
a sleeping pill(安眠药)
a singing competition(歌咏比赛)
My job is teaching Chinese.
Seeing is believing.
The only thing that interests her is dancing.
Denying this will be shutting one’s eyes to facts.
Their coming to help was a great encouragement to us.
It’s no use your telling me not to worry.
His grumbling irritated me.
Do you mind my opening the door?
They insisted on my staying there till the next day.
There will be no any chance of my seeing him again.
I certainly enjoyed Kate’s singing.
They are looking forward to Mary’s coming.
I don’t mind Susan (her) going with him.
Adults usually don’t like young people (them) smoking.
Our only worry is your depending too much on your parents.
What’s troubling them is their not having enough machines.
What we felt uneasy about was Bruce’s having no confidence in himself.
The captain was accused of having deserted his ship.
He denied having been there.
I will overlook your having been rude to my brother this time.