Grammar Patterns

V that; V to-inf; V with quote

V that; V to-inf; V with quote

The police are claiming that the situation in the capital is serious.
The leader of the cult claimed to be Jesus Christ.
'I never touched it,' he claimed.
Jordan pleaded that food and medicines were permitted on humanitarian grounds.
She pleaded to be released and not be hurt.
'Please help me,' she pleaded.
I promise I'll explain everything as soon as I can.
She promised to go on fighting for everything she believed in.
'I'll be back,' he promised.
  • beg
  • claim
  • demand
  • plead
  • pray
  • promise
  • venture
  • vow
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