persistent adj 坚持的，固执的
avoid v 避开
insist v 坚持做
you are stubborn你这个死脑筋
persist坚持（不顾阻拦一味的坚持）persist in doing sth
insist坚持（认为，说，是人的一种态度）insist on doing sth
avoid doing sth
I crossed the street to avoid meeting him,
but he saw me and came running towards
me. 'It was no use pretending that I had
not seen him, so I waved to him. I never
enjoy meeting Bert Dykes. He never has
anything to do. No matter how busy you
are, he always insists on coming with you.
I had to think of a way of preventing him
from following me around all morning.
'Hullo, Bert,' I said. 'Fancy meeting
you here !'
'Hullo, Elizabeth,' Bert answered. ' I
was just wondering how to spend the
morning--until I saw you. You're not
busy doing anything, are you ?'
' No, not at all,' I answered.' I'm going
'Would you mind my coming with you ?' he asked, before I had finished
. Not at all,' I lied, 'but I'm going to the dentist.'
' Then I'll come with you,' he answered.' There's always plenty to read in the'
waiting room !'
go shopping，go swimming，go skating
it is no use doing...做某件事情是没有用处的
it is no use crying over the spilled milk 覆水难收
用不定式做定语，修饰anything， anything to do
insists on coming
no matter ：无论 ＋从句（要以特殊疑问词引导）
no matter how busy you are
think of a way of doing：想一个作某事的方法
prevent sb from doing sth阻止某人做某事，让某人不做某事
stop sb from doingsth让某人不做某事
keep sb from doing sth让某人不做某事
forbid sb to do sth禁止某人做某事
facy meeting you here！真想不到会在这见到你！
escape doing，risk doing， allow doing
be busy doing：忙着做某事
would you mind my coming with you？
would you mind my parents' having dinner with me？
would you mind me opening the door？
would you mind my/me smoking？
would you mind me making myself at home？
His leaving is a great loss。
Mother dislikes my（me） working late
John's having seen her did not make her worried
insist on doing，persist in doing，persevere in doing
give up doing
以allow为例：allow＋doing sth（动名词作宾语），但可以，allow sb to do sth
insist ＋从句（should +原形）
do as if （不这么用）
act as if
conduct as if（conduct＋oneself表现）