FIESTA
VERB PATTERNS
VERBS + INFINITIVE

These verbs include:

afford, agree, appear, arrange, ask, attempt, care, choose, dare, decide,

deserve, expect, forget, happen, help, hope, learn, manage, offer, pretend,

promise, refuse, seem, threaten, want, wish


Examples: 

Thelmaīs boss
refuses to give her a pay rise.  Iīve arranged to see the doctor on Tuesday.
VERBS + -ING

These verbs include:

admit, appreciate, avoid, consider, delay, deny, dislike, enjoy, face,

fancy, feel like, finish, forgive, give up, canīt help, imagine, keep, look forward to,

mind, miss, practise, put off, resist, risk, canīt stand, suggest, understand


Examples:

Andrew
admitted cheating in the exam.  Elena has given up smoking
VERBS + INFINITIVE or -ING

These verbs include:

advise, allow, canīt bear, begin, continue, forbid, forget, go, hate, intend, like, love, prefer,

remember*, start, stop*, try*

Examples:

I was on my way home when it
started to rain = I was on my way home when it started raining

* with a change in meaning
VERBS + OBJECT + INFINITIVE

These verbs include:

advise, allow, ask, cause, encourage, expect, forbid, force, get, hate, help, invite,

leave, like, love, mean, need, order, permit, persuade, prefer, recommend,

remind,  teach, tell, want, warn, wish

Examples:

Dennis
persuaded me to go on holiday with him.  Can you ask the taxi driver to wait
MORE STUDY RESOURCES:  Irregular Verb Tabless
TEST YOUR VERB PATTERNS:
Gerund or infinitive?:
Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3
Verb + Object + Infinitive:
Exercise 1, Exercise 2

Irregular Verb Drills (Ejercicios de conjugacion)
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