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    Verbs followed by infinitives without to

    May I know where can I find the list of verbs which can be followed by an infinitive without "TO" ?
    I know " watch, see, hear, .." are on the list.

    I found two sentences from a grammar book which I don't understand.

    1). They made me plan the design for the table.

    2). I had my maid clean the table.

    Does it mean "make and have" are on the list too?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Verbs followed by infinitives without to

    "She always makes me laugh."── quoted from my Oxford dictionary.
    "I'll have Hadson show you to your room."── quoted from my Longman dictionary.
    "She helped him choose some new clothes." (ditto)

    I believe they can be put on the list.

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    Re: Verbs followed by infinitives without to

    Hello, Ju.

    For your reference: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/le...rnitv226.shtml

    I hope the link will shed some light on your query.

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    Re: Verbs followed by infinitives without to

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    "She always makes me laugh."── quoted from my Oxford dictionary.
    "I'll have Hadson show you to your room."── quoted from my Longman dictionary.
    "She helped him choose some new clothes." (ditto)

    I believe they can be put on the list.

    Not a teacher.

    Thank you, Matthew.

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    Re: Verbs followed by infinitives without to

    My compatriot, clicking on the "Thank" button can obviate the need for a new post saying "thank you".

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