|He attempted repairing his bike alone.
||He attempted to repair his bike alone.
|He started working for a internet company.
||It started to rain again.
|He began reading the book two weeks ago.
||He began to understand the matter.
|They ceased building the house without finishing it.
||They ceased to build the house without finishing it.
|We continue discussing the matter.
||We continue to discuss the matter.
|She intends studying law.
||She intends to study law.
|You propose writing an article.
||You propose to write an article.