Verbs Followed by Infinitives (englishpage + examples)
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Tom agreed to help me.
His health appeared to be better.
Naomi arranged to stay with her cousin in Miami.
She asked to leave.
He began to talk.
He can't bear to be alone.
Nancy can't stand to work the late shift.
He doesn't care to participate in the activity.
The government ceased to provide free healthcare.
I chose to help.
She claimed to be a princess.
She continued to talk.
We decided to go to Hawaii.
He demanded to speak to Mr. Harris.
He deserves to go to jail.
I dread to think what might happen.
They expect to arrive early.
He failed to get enough money to pay for the new project.
I forgot to lock the door when I left.
get (be allowed to)
Debbie gets to go to the concert next week! Why can't I?
She happened to be at the bank when it was robbed.
He hates to clean dishes.
She hesitated to tell me the problem.
I hope to begin college this year.
We intend to visit you next spring.
I learned to speak Japanese when I was a kid.
Samantha likes to read.
We love to scuba dive.
He managed to open the door without the key.
I need to study.
She neglected to tell me the date of the meeting.
Frank offered to drive us to the supermarket.
We plan to go to Europe this summer.
He prefers to eat at 7 PM.
They prepared to take the test.
The child pretended to be a monster.
She promised to stop smoking.
Drew proposed to pay for the trip.
The guard refused to let them enter the building.
I regret to inform you that your application was rejected.
Did you remember to lock the door when you left?
Nancy seemed to be disappointed.
Marge started to talk really fast.
She swore to tell the truth.
He tends to be a little shy.
He threatened to leave forever.
Mary tried to lift the table, but it was too heavy.
He vowed to get revenge.
She waited to buy a movie ticket.
I want to study Spanish.
I wish to stay.
(meaning "wish" or "want")
We would like to start now.
Melanie yearns to travel somewhere exotic.
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words from articles
hop&scotch & J
GERUNDS - verbs
Gerunds - Verbs and prepositions before gerunds
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