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Common Verbs Followed by an Infinitive

Example: 

I

refuse

to lie

to my customers.

 

Verb

Infinitive

 

 

afford

come

hesitate

prefer

swear

agree

consent

hope

prepare

tend

appear

continue

hurry

pretend

threaten

arrange

dare

incline

profess

turn out

ask

decide

intend

promise

venture

attempt

deserve

learn

prove

volunteer

begin

determine

like

refuse

want

canít afford

elect

long

request

wish

canít bear

endeavor

love

resolve

would like

canít stand

expect

manage

say

yearn

canít wait

fail

mean

seek

 

care

get

need

seem

 

chance

grow up

offer

shudder

 

choose

guarantee

pay

start

 

claim

hate

plan

strive

 

 

 

 

 

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