Words used with the Infinitive

Infinitive after certain Verbs (with to)

Example: He refused to pay the bill.

  • afford
  • agree
  • aim
  • appear
  • arrange
  • attempt
  • be determined
  • beg
  • care
  • choose
  • claim
  • condescend
  • consent
  • dare (also without to)
  • decide
  • demand
  • deserve
  • determine
  • endeavour
  • expect
  • fail
  • guarantee
  • happen
  • have
  • help (also without to)
  • hesitate
  • hope
  • learn
  • long
  • manage
  • mean
  • need (also without to)
  • neglect
  • offer
  • ought
  • plan
  • prepare
  • pretend
  • proceed
  • promise
  • refuse
  • resolve
  • seem
  • stop
  • swear
  • tend
  • threaten
  • trouble
  • undertake
  • used
  • volunteer
  • vow
  • want
  • wish
  • would hate
  • would like
  • would love
  • would prefer