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VERBS THAT ARE ALWAYS FOLLOWED BY THE INFINITIVE

agree desire hope plan strive

attempt expect intend prepare tend

claim fail learn pretend want

decide forget need refuse wish

demand hesitate offer seem

VERBS THAT ARE ALWAYS FOLLOWED BY THE GERUND

admit delay miss report suggest

appreciate deny postpone resent

avoid enjoy practice resist

can’t help finish quit resume

consider mind recall risk

THE FOLLOWING VERBS CAN BE FOLLOWED BY EITHER THE INFINITIVE OR THE GERUND WITH NO CHANGE IN MEANING

begin hate regret

can’t stand like start

continue love try

dread prefer