ENGLISH Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbs Followed by  Gerunds or Infinitives 

Verbs Followed by the Gerund

acknowledge

admit

advise

appreciate

avoid

can’t help

can’t stand

celebrate

consider

delay

deny

detest

discontinue

discuss

dislike

endure

end up

enjoy

escape

explain

feel like

finish

forgive

give up (stop)

imagine

justify

keep (continue)

mention

mind (object to)

miss

postpone

practice

prevent

prohibit

put off

quit

recall

recommend

regret

report

resent

resist

risk

suggest

support

tolerate

understand

Verbs Followed by the Infinitive

agree

appear

arrange

ask

attempt

can’t afford

can’t wait

choose

consent

decide

deserve

expect

fail

help

hesitate

hope

hurry

intend

learn

manage

mean (intend)

need

neglect

offer pay plan

prepare

pretend

promise

refuse

request

rush

seem

volunteer

wait

want

wish

would like

Verbs Followed by the Gerund or the Infinitive

begin

can’t stand

continue

forget*

hate

like

love

prefer

remember*

start

stop*

try

* a big difference in meaning if used Ger or Inf

Verbs Followed by Object+ Infinitive

advise

allow

ask*

cause

choose*

convince

encourage

expect*

forbid

force

get

help*

hire

invite

need*

pay*

permit

persuade

promise*

remind

request

require

teach

tell

urge

want*

warn

wish

would like*

*these verbs can also be followed by an infinitive without an object (example: ask to leave or ask someone to leave).

Examples:

1.  I enjoy singing (“enjoy” takes only GERUND)

2.  I like to read.  Or  I like reading.  (“like” takes

   both: either  INFINITIVE or GERUND)

3.  I want to study French. (“want” takes only  

   INFINITIVE)

4.  Help him do it. (“help” is followed by Object plus 

   INFINITIVE)

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