Grammar Patterns

V -ing; V to-inf

V -ing; V to-inf

I soon began working with them as their resident musician.
I began to laugh.
He dotes on his children and hates being away from them.
Politicians hate to admit they were wrong.
Have you tried contacting your local councillor?
He tried to smile.
  • begin
  • (not) bother
  • cease
  • commence
  • continue
  • deserve
  • dread
  • fear
  • forbear
  • go
  • hate
  • intend
  • like
  • love
  • need
  • omit
  • prefer
  • start
  • try
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