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Infinitive With to After some adjectives: Afraid, glad, sorry, happy, amazed, hard…. F.ex. Mary was happy to hear her friend was out of danger. After certain verbs: agree, ask, decide, forget, help, learn, offer, want, wish, choose, manage, need, plan, prepare. promise, seem, wait, would like…. F.ex. They decided to join the Green Peace. Without to After modal verbs ( except ought to, have to) F.ex. Alcohol can hurt you. After had better and would rather F.ex. I would rather not drive. With make and let, see, hear, feel, watch, notice, observe and have. F.ex. She lets her children stay up very late.
Let’s practice it! A) These verbs are used with infinitive + to. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of these verbs. Accept be do give go see 1. My mother wanted _______ Mary a lift, but she prefers to walk. 2. What would you like _______ nest weekend? 3. There are many people waiting _______ the dolphins. 4. It happens _______ on the same date. 5. The teacher refused _______ the late students
Verb+object+infinitive with to Allow Persuade Want Advise Wish Invite Order Permit Tell Teach Recommend Force ……….. F.ex. He asked me to help continue the following sentences using Infinitive Construction: I don’t want you….. We invited them…. My mother allowed me… I was advised….. Our teacher always tells us…….
But……. After Love Hate Enjoy Like Prefer Hate Stop Try Forget Begin Continue Can stand Go on Remember Regret We use either Infinitive with to or Gerund(V-ing) F.ex. The baby began to cry. The baby began crying. ???????????
Difference in Meaning!!! I shall always remember meeting you for the first time. I will never forget seeing the Queen. I really must stop smoking. I don’t regret telling her what I thought. Remember to go to the post office, won’t you? She always forgets to give me my letters. Every half hour I stop work to smoke a cigarette. Iregret to inform you that we are unable to offer you a good place.