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The infinitive clause
1) The infinitive clause is used after some verbs such as "want" and "like".
want/like +noun or pronoun + to -infinitive
I want her to come.
I want that she comes!)
I would like Jane to work better!
I would like that Jane works better.)
2) The infinitive clause is also used after verbs such as: ask, expect, hate, need, order, prefer, wait for
I expect her to phone me.
I need someone to help me.
I am waiting for Mike to come back.
I can’t wait to see him again.
Exercise : Put the sentences in order, finding an infinitive clause.
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