Grammar Patterns

V for n; V to-inf

V for n; V to-inf

We hope for an end to the violence.
I hope to see you in two weeks.
The President had opted for a peaceful solution.
She has opted to do a degree in Japanese.
The woman paid for her purchases and left.
I am paying to see that game, and I'm looking forward to it.
During the war the first floor was occupied by the Ministry of Food and it was there that we all had to queue up for our ration books.
About two thousand Soviet citizens queued up to tour the ship.
  • ache
  • aim
  • apply
  • beg
  • bid
  • campaign
  • care
  • clamour
  • compete
  • crave
  • be dying
  • fight
  • hanker
  • hope
  • hunger
  • itch
  • jockey
  • legislate
  • live
  • negotiate
  • opt
  • pay
  • petition
  • plan
  • plead
  • pray
  • prepare
  • qualify
  • queue
  • register
  • scrabble
  • scramble
  • serve
  • strive
  • vie
  • volunteer
  • vote
  • wait
  • wish
  • yearn
  • queue up
  • shell out
  • stand by
  • wait around /about
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