Verbs Followed by Infinitives 1 = verb followed by an infinitive OR an optional noun + an infinitive 2 = verb followed by a gerund OR an infinitive with a difference

in meaning 3 = verb followed by a gerund OR an infinitive with little difference in meaning agree appear arrange ask 1 begin 2 can't bear 3 can't stand 3 care cease 3 choose 1 claim continue 3 decide demand deserve dread 2 expect 1 fail forget 2 get (be allowed to) happen hate 3 hesitate hope intend learn like 3 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. 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.

love 3 manage need 1. Melanie yearns to travel somewhere exotic. . Marge started to talk really fast. I regret to inform you that your application was rejected. She waited to buy a movie ticket. Drew proposed to pay for the trip. They prepared to take the test. She promised to stop smoking. We would like to start now. Frank offered to drive us to the supermarket. She neglected to tell me the date of the meeting. Did you remember to lock the door when you left? Nancy seemed to be disappointed. I need to study. The child pretended to be a monster. I wish to stay. I want to study Spanish. He vowed to get revenge. He tends to be a little shy. but it was too heavy. He managed to open the door without the key.2 neglect 3 offer plan prefer 3 prepare 1 pretend promise 1 propose 3 refuse regret 2 remember 2 seem start 2 swear tend threaten 1 try 2 vow wait want 1 wish 1 would like 1 (meaning "wish" or "want") yearn We love to scuba dive. She swore to tell the truth. He prefers to eat at 7 PM. He threatened to leave forever. We plan to go to Europe this summer. Mary tried to lift the table. The guard refused to let them enter the building.

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