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Verb patterns

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Verb patterns
V+V-ing (gerund)
V+to V
V+V and V+(to) V
enjoy
fancy
dislike
mind
would mind
suggest
can't stand
can't help
stop
finish
delay
postpone
imagine
consider
avoid
admit
deny
miss
risk
involve
practise
With some verbs you can use: V+smb.+V-ing

I can't
imagine Nick singing
.
You can't
stop me telling
the truth.
He
kept her waiting
for 2 hours.
I don't
mind you taking
my car.
I always enjoy watching this film.
He didn't fancy going out with us.
Most people dislike living here.
I don't mind waiting another 5 minutes.
Would you mind closing the door, please?
She suggested going for a walk.
Ann can't stand working in an office.
I can't help thinking about this new problem.
Stop telling me what to do, I'm not a baby!
Have you finished doing the dishes?
You mustn't delay calling your boss.
There are a lot of attempts to postpone ageing.
Can you imagine anything being so boring?
She considered applying for the job.
It's better to avoid overeating.
She admitted not listening to him.
He denied stealing the money.
Is there anything you miss doing abroad?
If you go there alone, you risk getting lost.
The job involved making a lot of phone calls.
Practise speaking English as much as you can.
A
B
C
After some verbs (esp.those below) you can use:
admit
deny
suggest
that...
I admitted that I was wrong.
He denied that he had broken the vase.
Jack suggested that we went for a walk.
V+prep.+V-ing
He isn't interested
I'm not very good
You must be fed up
What are the disadvantages
This knife is only
How
I bought a new bicycle
He went to work

I was/got used
I'm looking forward

The doctor told me to
give
Shall we
put
We can't
carry/go
Keep
in
at
with
of
for
about
instead of
in spite of

to
to

up
off
on
(on)
getting promotion.
riding a bike.
cleaning this huge house.
being an only child?
cutting bread.
having a cup of coffee?
going away on holiday.
feeling ill.

getting up early.
hearing from you soon.

smoking.
visiting them until tomorrow?
living like this.
going!
before
after
by
withou
t

+V-ing
Before going
out, he sent her an email.
How do you feel
after doing
the same job for ten years?
You can open the door
by using
this key.
He left
without saying
goodbye to anyone.
V+V-ing
expression+V-ing
it’s no use/good
there is no point in
it’s worth
have (no) difficulty
a waste of money/time
to spend/waste time
be busy
go/come
It’s no use asking
him to help us, he won’t help.
There is no point in buying
such expensive things.
I loved the film! It is really
worth seeing
.
I
had no difficulty passing
the exam.
It was
a waste of time dating
all those men.
He
spent weeks looking
for a good job.
I’m
busy writing
congratulation letters.
I’d like to
go fishing
.
A
offer
decide
agree
refuse
plan
arrange
hope
aim
learn
deserve
afford
forget
attempt
manage
fail
promise
threaten
seem
appear
tend
pretend
claim
He offered to carry her bags.
I decided to stay longer with my parents.
She agreed to wait for me in a cafe.
He refused to tell his name.
What do you plan to do when you get back?
They arranged to meet at 8 o'clock.
I hope to get this role in his new film.
The government aims to overcome this problem.
How long did it take you to learn to ride a horse?
He didn't deserve to die like that.
Are you sure we can afford to buy it now?
Don't forget to post the letter I gave you.
He didn't even attempt to argue.
We managed to come to the airport in time.
They failed to prevent the robbery.
She promised not to be late.
He threatened to call the police.
You seem to have lost weight.
Tom appears to be worried about something.
David tends to forget people's names.
Just pretend to be a foreigner!
Scientists claim to have found the solution.
noun+to V
There is a
tendency to take
photos of everything.
He has a firm
decision to start
his own business.
You gave me a
promise not to talk
to strangers!
B
V+sb.+to V
V+to V
tell
order
remind
warn
get (=arrange)
force
invite
enable
persuade
teach
C
V+(sb.)+to V
want
expect
ask
beg
help
mean (=intend)
would like
would love
would hate
would prefer
V+V-ing and V+to V
A
no difference in meaning
advise
recommend

allow

encourage

permit
forbid
+V-ing

+sb.+to V
B
no difference in meaning
begin
start
intend
continue
bother
love
hate
prefer
can't bear
+V-ing

+to V
C
with a difference in meaning
+ V-ing
+ to V
remember

regret

go on

try

need

like

I'm sure I locked the door. I clearly
remember locking
it.
(You remember doing sth. after you have done it)
I now
regret saying
what I said.
(I did it and now I'm sorry about it)
I can't
go on working
here any more.
(Continue doing the same thing)
I had a terrible headache. I
tried taking
an aspirin but it didn't help. (Do sth as an experiment or test)
Do you think my coat
needs cleaning
?
(Sth needs to be done)
She
likes cleaning
the house.
(She enjoys it)
Please
remember to lock
the door when you leave.
(You remember to do sth. before you do it)
I
regret to say
that you have failed the test.
(I'm sorry that I have to say)
Later he
went on to be
manager of the company.
(Do or say sth new)
I was very sleepy but
tried to keep
my eyes open.
(To make an effort to do)
I
need to take
more exercise.
(It's necessarily for me to do it)
She
likes to clean
the kitchen as often as possible.
(She thinks it's a good or right thing to do)
What do you advise doing/me to do?
I wouldn't recommend staying/anybody to stay in that hotel.
She didn't allow smoking/us to smoke in the living room.
Parents always encourage studying/their children to study hard.
You permit doing/them to do everything.
Nobody can forbid telling/me to tell the truth.
The baby began crying/to cry.
It has started raining/to rain.
Jack intends buying/to buy a car.
He continued reading/to read the book.
Don't bother looking/to look for me.
I love giving/to give presents.
I hate waking/to wake up with an alarm clock.
I prefer living/to live in the country.
She can't bear being/to be alone at home.
She told him to open the window.
The Queen ordered to build a hospital.
Can you remind me to call Ann tomorrow?
I was warned not to touch the switch.
I couldn't move it myself. I got somebody to help me.
The company forced a lot of people to retire.
They invited him to stay for dinner.
It will enable to strengthen competitive positions.
She persuaded me to apply for the job.
Who taught you to drive?
Do you want me to stay?
We expected (Tom) to be late.
I want to ask (you) to do me a favour.
I beg to say that... Say that I beg him to come.
He helped (her) to carry those heavy boxes.
I meant to refuse his offer but I didn't.
Would you like me to bring you another size?
I would love to move somewhere.
He would hate to hear you crashed it.
She would prefer to fly back to London.

A
make
let
dare not
would rather
+smb.+V
+V
! (passive): be made
to
do
They were made to run extra distance.
B
help
dare
+(to) V
He made him tell what had happened.
Let me tell you something.
I daren't ask him to lend me some money.
I would rather stay at home (than go out).
(Shall I stay here? - I'd rather you came with us.)
Can you help (to) move the piano?
Nobody dares (to) argue with him.
V+V-ing
I enjoy learning
English.
V+to V
I want to learn
English.
V+V-ing / V+to V
I like walking alone.
I like to walk alone.
V+V
Let me explain it!
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