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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #5677: Infinitive clause
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    Infinitive clause

    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.

    (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 to see him again.




    Exercise :     Put the sentences in order, finding an infinitive clause.

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