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| Infinitive clauses|
|David, where are you?|
| I want David to feed the dogs.|
I want David to feed the dogs
main clause infinitive clause
|NEGATION & question|
| Dad asked the children not to be so noisy.|| Do the teachers expect me to read all these books?|
| When should you use an infinitive clause?|
|After these verbs:|
| want , order , oblige , force, forbid , |
hate , like , love , prefer, wish , cannot/can't bear ...
| The policeman ordered the driver to stop.|
|He wants us to sing.|
| encourage, invite , advise , warn, tell , ask, |
beg, require , persuade , urge , implore, expect
| His parents warned him not to go into the house alone.|
|teach, allow , enable , permit , remind , help|
| Remind me to buy a loaf of bread tonight.|
|Infinitive clause: passive voice|
My friend told me to come in.
The teacher asked him to listen.
He was asked to listen (by the teacher).
| For + infinitive clause|
A result to achieve
It is impossible for him to lift that weight.
| After 'it is' and a few adjectives|
(hard, difficult, important, impossible, vital, natural...)
It was difficult for Fred to learn Chinese.
| I'm waiting for you to give me an answer.|
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