There are a lot of verbs and expressions that are used with these forms in this chapter you will find the list of the most common examples of verbs followed by gerunds and infinitives. We already studied common french verbs followed by the prepositions ‘à’ and “de” now, here is a list of common french verbs which are not followed by any preposition when followed by a verb in the infinitive. Verbs followed by an infinitive she agreed to speak before the game agree aim appear arrange ask attempt be able beg begin care choose condescend: consent.
End of the free exercise to learn english: verbs followed by the infinitive a free english exercise to learn english other english exercises on the same topic : infinitive | all our lessons and exercises. In english, if you want to follow a verb with another action, you must use a gerund or infinitive for example: there are certain verbs that can only be followed by one or the other, and these verbs must be memorized many of these verbs are listed below go on he went on to learn english and french. (collins cobuild english usage:) 2 'help' as an intransitive verb you can also use help as an intransitive verb, followed by an infinitive with or without to if someone helps do something or helps to do it, they help other people to do it.
The verb of perception (see, watch, notice, hear, listen, feel) are followed by bare infinitive or by -ing form (present participle) if we want to say that we heard or saw the whole action from beginning to end, we usually use bare infinitive. Verb patterns in english grammar tell us whether to use the infinitive or the gerund after certain words the infinitive is the basic form of the verb depending on the verb, adjective or noun it follows, we can use the infinitive with or without to eg (to) be, (to) have, (to) do. Common verbs followed by the gerund: (note that ‘help’ can also be followed by the infinitive without ‘to’ with no difference in meaning: ‘i helped to carry it’ = ‘i helped carry it’) title: microsoft word - list of verbs followed by gerund or infinitivedoc. Examples rules explanations verb + gerund : 1 i enjoy playing 2 i denied stealing : often we use the gerund for an action that happens before or at the same time as the action of the main verb: 1 i enjoy myself at the time of playing. In this essential english grammar lesson for beginners, i'll teach you some of the most common verbs that are followed by infinitives.
2 • verbs followed by gerunds & infinitives by alex can’t stand continue hate like love prefer propose start verbs followed by a gerund or infinitive with a change in meaning: forget i forgot to meet him (i didn’t meet him because i forgot to do it) i forgot meeting him (i don’t have the memory of meeting him before. These verbs can also be followed by a gerund or an infinitive without changing their meaning mind the structure with the infinitive: gerund: verb + -ing infinitive: verb + person (as object) + infinitive with to. Verb + object + to-infinitive english reporting verbs like tell, warn, remind and encourage, are often followed by an object and then an infinitive with ‘to’, like this: elena: well, i told him to be nice to everybody i told you to do itthe negative infinitive is formed with not – i told you not to do it. The verbs hear, see, notice and watch can be followed by object + infinitive without to or object + -ing form i heard him go down the stairs i watched him cross the road.
Many verbs are followed immediately by the infinitive form of the verb other verbs are followed by the gerund form of the verb finally, other verbs are followed by a noun, noun phrase or pronoun and then the infinitive. Verbs followed by -ing or an infinitive without to a group of verbs connected with feeling, hearing and seeing can be used with - ing or with an infinitive without to : feel. Infinitives (to + verb) verbs complemented by infinitives complete the sentence with a gerund, infinitive, or base verb form select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. Avoid he avoided talking to herverbs followed by gerunds 9 = verb followed by a gerund or a noun + an infinitive 13 = verb followed by a gerund or an infinitive with a difference in meaning 14 = verb followed by a gerund or an infinitive with little difference in meaning admit he admitted cheating on the test.
(the verbs are arranged alphabetically each verb is followed by an example) jump to: verbs followed only by gerunds jump to: verbs followed by gerunds or infinitives (with a significant difference in the meaning. Gerunds and infinitives with verbs part 1 download the complete list in pdf here see this page for verbs which change their meaning when followed by the gerund or the infinitive here are some of the most common verbs that are usually followed by the gerund. English: verb+ ing or + infinitive twitter share english exercise verb+ ing or + infinitive created by anonyme with the test builder click here to see the current stats of this english test.