Common verbs followed by infinitives
GROUP A: VERB + INFINITIVE
hope promise seem ask
plan agree appear expect
intend offer pretend would like
decide refuse want need
GROUP B: VERB + (PRO)NOUN + INFINITIVE
tell invite require ask
advise permit order expect
encourage allow force would like
remind warn want need
I hope to see you soon.
He promised to be here by ten.
Mr. Lee told me to be here at ten.
The police ordered the driver to stop.
I expect to pass the test.
I expected Mary to pass the test.
A: Would you like me to help you with that, Paulo?
B: Yep, I need someone to help me with this questionnaire.
A: I can’t refuse to give you a hand.
B: I asked the library to bring a book, but they didn’t get yet.
A: What is the work about?
B: What do you know about John Dalton?
A: The English chemist? What do you want to know?
B: I need you to tell me about his life.
A: Well, he was born in a small village in
B: Where is that?