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    verb lists (Infinitive or Gerund)

    Dear teacher,
    what do you think about these verb lists?
    Thank you.

    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
    continue
    dare
    decide
    deserve
    detest
    dislike
    expect
    fail
    forget
    get
    happen

    have
    hesitate
    hope
    hurry
    intend
    leap
    leave
    like
    long
    love
    mean
    neglect

    offer
    ought
    plan
    prefer
    prepare
    proceed
    promise
    propose
    refuse
    remember
    say

    shoot
    start
    stop
    strive
    swear
    threaten
    try
    use
    wait
    want
    wish








    Verbs Followed by an Object and an Infinitive
    Everyone expected her to win.

    advise
    allow
    ask
    beg
    bring
    build
    buy
    challenge

    choose
    command
    dare
    direct
    encourage
    expect
    forbid
    force

    Have
    hire
    instruct
    invite
    lead
    leave
    let
    like

    love
    motivate
    order
    pay
    permit
    persuade
    prepare
    promise

    remind
    require
    send
    teach
    tell
    urge
    want
    warn

    Note: Some of these verbs are included in the list above
    and may be used without an object.








    Verbs Followed by a Gerund
    They enjoyed working on the boat.

    admit
    advise
    appreciate
    avoid
    can't help
    complete
    consider

    delay
    deny
    detest
    dislike
    enjoy
    escape
    excuse

    Finish
    forbid
    get through
    have
    imagine
    mind
    miss

    permit
    postpone
    practice
    quit
    recall
    report
    resent

    resist
    resume
    risk
    spend (time)
    suggest
    tolerate
    waste (time)








    Verbs Followed by a Preposition and a Gerund
    We concentrated on doing well.

    admit to
    approve of
    argue about
    believe in
    care about
    complain about
    concentrate on
    confess to

    depend on
    disapprove of
    discourage from
    dream about
    feel like
    forget about
    insist on
    object to

    plan on
    prevent (someone) from
    refrain from
    succeed in
    talk about
    think about
    worry about






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    Re: verb lists (Infinitive or Gerund)

    You really must get a proper learners' dictionary. At a quick glance, nothing seems to be wrong; However, most of these verbs collocate with other prepositions and patterns, so you must be careful to choose the pattern or collocation that can put your mesage across. For exapmle, you can propose doing something, where propose is similar to suggest, or propose to do something and you would intend to do it.
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    Re: verb lists (Infinitive or Gerund)

    ********** NOT a teacher **********

    Sbrodsky,

    (1) Thank you for the list.

    (2) I have printed it out for future reference.

    THANK YOU

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