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Verb Patterns Lesson No 2 English Grammar Ielts Exams Preparation

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Verb Patterns Lesson No 2 English Grammar Ielts Exams Preparation

Verb Pattern 6

Subject + verb + to-infinitive (as object of the verb)
Subject –Verb — to-infinitive, etc. (object of the verb)

1-Ramesh — proposes — to go into business.
2-We — would like — to visit the museum.
3-I — hoped — to get a first class.
4-He — decided — not to go there.
5-She — wants — to go.
6-I — forgot — to post the letter.
7-He — fears — to speak in public.
8-They — intend — to postpone the trip.

The commonest verbs used in this pattern are: like, love, prefer, begin, start, agree, try,remember, forget, offer, learn,
propose, desire, wish, want, hate, dislike, hope, expect,
promise, refuse, fear, attempt, choose, continue, intend.

Verb Pattern 7

Subject + verb + noun/pronoun + to-infinitive.
Subject — Verb — Noun/ Pronoun — to-infinitive, etc.

1-They — warned — us — not to be late.
2-I — can’t allow — you — to smoke.
3-Who — taught — you — to swim?
4-I — would like — you — to stay.
5-We — asked — him — to go.
6-He — helped — me — to carry the box.
7-She — advised — him — to study medicine.

The chief verbs used in this pattern include  want, wish, request, intend, expect, force, tempt, teach, invite, help,ask, tell, order, command, persuade,encourage, urge,warn, like, love, hate, allow, permit, remind, cause, mean, dare.

Verb Pattern 8

Subject + verb + noun/pronoun + adjective
Subject — Verb — Noun/ Pronoun — Adjective

1-He — turned — the — lamp — low.
2-You — have made — your shirt — dirty.
3-I — like — my coffee — strong.
4-We — found — the trunk — empty.
5-The boy — pushed — the door — open.
6-The smith — beat — it –flat.
7-She — washed — the — plates — clean.

Verb Pattern 9

Subject + verb + preposition + prepositional object
Subject — Verb — Preposition — Prepositional Object

1-These — books — belong — to — me.
2-His uncle — met — with — an accident.
3-She — complained — of — his rudeness.
4-He — failed — in — his attempt.
5-We — are waiting — for — Suresh.
6-He — agreed — to — our proposal.
7-You — can’t count — on — his help.