1． On+动名词=as soon as
On arriving at the village, he found it changed greatly.
2. worth +动名词
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
3. without so much as +动名词=even
She went away without so much as saying good-bye.
4. on the point of +动名词=be going to do
The firemen arrived just as the house was on the point of giving away.
5. can’t help +动名词=be unable to refrain from doing
He couldn’t help laughing when he heard the funny story.
6 come near+动名词=almost do
John came near falling off his bike.
7 feel like+动名词=want to do