I like diving. I want to go to England. She hopes to pass this exam. My brother started crying.
Infinitive Agree Appear Choose Decide Hope Learn Plan Promise Refuse Seem Try Want Expect Be likely … Continue Deny Detest Dislike Enjoy Finish Hate Imagine Like Love Prefer … Gerund
With certain expressions like: be used to, get used to, look forward to, can’t help, can’t stand, don’t mind, wouldn’t mind, it’s no use… After a preposition: “I am interested in learning German”. “After going to the restaurant, I went home.”
When the verb is the subject of a sentence: “Living in Madrid is very expensive”, “To live in Madrid is very expensive”. With some verbs: begin, start, intend, propose…
Infinitive STOP: “I stopped to watch TV.” I stopped doing something and I started to watch TV. FORGET: “I forgot to lock the door.” I didn’t do it. REMEMBER: “I never remember to do my homework.” I don’t do my homework because I don’t remember. REGRET: “I regret to tell you your composition is not good enough.” I’m sorry I’m going to tell you that your composition is not good enough. STOP: “I stopped watching TV”. I turned off the TV. FORGET: I forget locking the door.” I don’t know if I locked the door or not. REMEMBER: “I never remember doing my homework.” I don’t remember if I’ve done my homework or not. REGRET: “I regret insulting my sister.” I’m sorry I insulted my sister. Gerund