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Verbs Followed by Infinitives

Infinitive Definitions

An Infinitive is a verb that is non-finite and is proceeded by the word “to”. So, it’s actually derived from the verb but is not a verb in itself. It may act as an adverb, noun or adjective and is basically comprised in the form to+verb.

Agree   

He agreed to help me.

Appear

He appeared all of a sudden at the party.

Anticipate          

He anticipated that doctor would be late.

Arrange

Arrange your business before marriage.

Avoid   

Avoid bad company.

Admit   

He was admitted to the hospital.

Ask        

Ask him to help me.

Advise 

I advise you to be submissive if you want to develop.

Acknowledge   

He acknowledged his mistakes.

Appreciate    

I appreciate your efforts in the lab.

Begin    

He begins to teach at a university.

Claim    

He claimed to be professional.

Choose

Choosing a true friend is a daunting task nowadays.

Can’t bear          

I can’t bear his rude attitude.

Consider             

Consider yourself as a part of our group.

Can’t stand        

He can’t stand in this brutal world alone.

Continue            

I hope you’ll continue your studies.

Complete           

Please complete the project within time.

Care      

I don’t care about the society.

Cease   

Please cease fighting.

Delay    

You are not allowed to delay.

Decide 

He decided to leave the low-paying job.

Deserve              

Animals also deserve to live happy life.

Dislike  

Why do you dislike chicken?

Dread   

I saw a dreadful dream.

Expect 

He expects to return soon.

Enjoy    

I hope you’ll enjoy the function.

Expect 

Never expect anything from others.

Entail    

He entailed in my family as my brother.

Fail        

He failed to become a doctor.

Forget  

I will never forget the last meeting with my friends.

Finish   

Babar Azam finished the match.

Get       

Get well soon.

Happen

What happened to you?

Hope    

I hope you will be happy.

Hate     

I hate bad company.

Intend 

I have intended to go to Makkah.

Love     

To love our country is part of our faith.

Like       

I like to play with threats.

Learn    

You can’t learn anything until you don’t have a passion for learning.

Manage              

Don’t worry, I’ll manage the tasks.

Mind    

Never mind his discussion.

Miss      

I missed the lecture.

Neglect

Never neglect the poor people.

Need    

We need some workers in the lab.

Offer    

Offer the prayers regularly.

Promise              

I promise to attend the class.

Practice

Practice regularly to achieve your goals.

Propose              

He proposed a new strategy to solve the issue.

Prepare

Prepare for the exam before time.

Plan      

I have a 100% working plan to accomplish the task as soon as possible.

Pretend

He pretended to be dead.

Postpone           

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka match was postponed due to rain.

Prefer  

I preferred tea to water.

Recollect             

Would you please recollect the fund?

Recall   

Can you please recall the attendance again?

Regret 

Work hard unless you have to regret it.

Refuse 

He refused to accept the reality.

Recommend     

The doctor recommended this medicine.

Resent 

The money was resent by you.

Remember        

Remember me in your prayers.

Swear  

Swearing is not a good habit.

Seem   

Chemistry subject seems very tough.

Stop      

It’s a daunting task to stop bad habits.

start      

It’s always difficult to make a start.

Sanction              

Sanction of the streets was canceled.

Tend     

She tends to be strict almost every time.

Try         

Please try to understand the situation.

Vow      

He vowed to overcome smoking.

Want    

He wants to buy a heavy bike.

Wish     

He wishes to become a doctor.

Would like          

I would like to join you on Sunday.

Wait      

Can you please wait for a moment?

Yearn   

He yearns to publish some papers in nature journal.

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