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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #9124: Infinitive proposition
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    Infinitive proposition


    Turn the second part of the sentences into an infinitive proposition.Example : I would like to take a holiday but my father (get a job)......wants me to get a job.



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    1. I want to go to the cinema with you, but Charles ( go to the concert with him ) .

    2. My father would prefer to live in the countryside but my mother ( buy a flat in town ) .

    3. John and Sarah would like to get married now, but their parents ( wait until Xmas ) .

    4. Paul wanted another glass of beer, but his wife ( stop drinking ) .

    5. We would like to go away but they ( stay for the night ) .

    6. Our friends wanted to take a plane but we ( go by car )

    7. She didn't need to be helped but I ( do the housework all the same ) .

    8. Andy's wife would like to retire but he ( work until she is 65 ) .

    9. I wanted to buy Paula a chocolate bar but she ( buy her a vanilla ice-cream ) .

    10. They want to be air-hostesses but their parents ( be nurses ) .









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