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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 -infinitif
I want her to come
(Not I want that she comes!)
I would like Jane to work better !
(Not 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 for the holidays
I can’t wait to see him again
Exercise : Put the sentences in order, finding an infinitive clause.
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