Grammar Patterns

V n to-inf; V to-inf

V n to-inf; V to-inf

I will beg her to come back.
He begs to come in the house, but we can't allow it.
The bank expects inflation to rise this year.
I didn't expect to find Monica at the flat because she works in the mornings.
I'd prefer you not to go to their house by yourself.
He now prefers to live in Paris.
I jumped when the telephone rang, preparing myself to receive bad news.
She was preparing to go to Manchester to film an episode of 'Cluedo'.
  • beg
  • desire
  • expect
  • (not) expect
  • hate
  • help
  • incline
  • like
  • love
  • mean
  • need
  • pay
  • petition
  • prefer
  • prepare
  • qualify
  • train
  • (not) trouble
  • want
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