Learn useful list of 55 commonly used Verbs Followed by Infinitives with examples.
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- 1 Verbs Followed by Infinitives List
- 1.1 Afford
- 1.2 Agree
- 1.3 Aim
- 1.4 Appear
- 1.5 Attempt
- 1.6 Ask
- 1.7 Arrange
- 1.8 Beg
- 1.9 Begin
- 1.10 Care
- 1.11 Choose
- 1.12 Claim
- 1.13 Consent
- 1.14 Continue
- 1.15 Dare
- 1.16 Decide
- 1.17 Demand
- 1.18 Deserve
- 1.19 Dislike
- 1.20 Expect
- 1.21 Fail
- 1.22 Forget
- 1.23 Get
- 1.24 Hesitate
- 1.25 Hope
- 1.26 Hurry
- 1.27 Intend
- 1.28 Learn
- 1.29 Like
- 1.30 Love
- 1.31 Manage
- 1.32 Mean
- 1.33 Neglect
- 1.34 Need
- 1.35 Offer
- 1.36 Plan
- 1.37 Prefer
- 1.38 Prepare
- 1.39 Pretend
- 1.40 Proceed
- 1.41 Promise
- 1.42 Propose
- 1.43 Refuse
- 1.44 Remember
- 1.45 Seem
- 1.46 Start
- 1.47 Stop
- 1.48 Struggle
- 1.49 Swear
- 1.50 Threaten
- 1.51 Try
- 1.52 Volunteer
- 1.53 Wait
- 1.54 Want
- 1.55 Wish
- 2 List of Verbs Followed by Infinitives | Picture
Verbs Followed by Infinitives List
The following verbs are followed by the to-infinitive:
We cannot afford to hesitate.
The professors agreed to disagree.
We aim to increase the speed of delivery.
The results appear to support your theory.
Are you going to attempt to pass the exam?
Historians frequently ask to consult the collection.
They had arranged to meet at noon.
I beg to differ with you.
The leaves begin to fall when autumn comes.
Would you care to respond?
Every day is beautiful if you choose to see it.
She claims to have new data.
Will you consent to run for office?
The finance minister will continue to mastermind Poland’s economic reform.
I wouldn’t dare to call him. He’s very angry.
He has decided to live in France.
I demand to see the results of the survey.
She deserves to have a fair hearing.
We dislike to have anyone patronize us.
What time do you expect to arrive home?
The teacher failed to recognise my good work.
She forgot to turn off the tap, so there was water all over the floor.
We’ve got to get the economy under control or it will literally eat us up.
I hesitate to try the experiment again.
He hope to find a job in Cork soon.
It had to hurry to find a home because I was already on to something else.
I heard they intend to marry.
We have learned to proceed with cautions.
She liked to sunbathe in the seclusion of her own garden.
I love to ramble through the fields and lanes in this part of the country.
How did she manage to find the solution?
I didn’t mean to hurt your feelings.
The author neglected to provide an index.
Do we need to find new subjects?
She offered to help me move my things to my new house.
Next year I plan to travel around the world.
Would you prefer to live in the country instead of a town?
He was not prepared to give a lecture.
She was pretending to cry. I knew she was lying.
They will proceed to build another laboratory building.
He promised to collect her from the airport.
We propose to deal with this subject in the following chapter.
She refused to cooperate any longer.
He had remembered to bring a pair of gloves, unlike me.
Something seems to be wrong with your design.
The child started to sob when he couldn’t find his mother.
I’m working in the garden and I stop to smoke.
We struggled to understand her point of view.
He swears to tell the truth.
The team threatened to stop their research.
We tried to confuse the enemy.
Will you volunteer to lead the group?
We could not wait to hear the outcome.
She did not want to go first.
Do you wish to participate?