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Gerund, infintive or both

1) Gerund :  a gerund is the “ing”form of a verb when it functions as a noun after a number of verb
  verb pattern: verb + verb +ing
e.g: I enjoy walking/ I hate drinking tea / I can’t stop thinking

Verbs Followed by a Gerund
They enjoyed work ing on the boat.
admit
advise
appreciate
avoid
can't help
complete
consider

delay
deny
detest
dislike
enjoy
escape
excuse

finish
forbid
get through
have
imagine
mind
miss

permit
postpone
practice
quit
recall
report
resent

resist
resume
risk
spend (time)
suggest
tolerate
waste (time)







2) Infinitive : an infinitive is “to” + the simple form of the verb
  verb pattern: verb + infinitive(to+verb)
e.g: I want to leave/ she decided to drive/ she needs to pass her exam/ she is learning to fly

Verbs Followed by an Infinitive
She agreed to speak before the game.

agree
aim
appear
arrange
ask
attempt
be able
beg
begin
care
choose
condescend

consent
continue
dare
decide
deserve
detest
dislike
expect
fail
forget
get
happen

have
hesitate
hope
hurry
intend
leap
leave
like
long
love
mean
neglect

offer
ought
plan
prefer
prepare
proceed
promise
propose
refuse
remember
say

shoot
start
stop
strive
swear
threaten
try
use
wait
want
wish







3) Verbs Followed ByGerunds or Infinitives

List of Common Verbs Followed By Gerunds or Infinitives - Same Meaning
can't stand
(can't) bear
begin
cease
commence
continue
regret
hate
like
stop
love
neglect
prefer
propose
(can't) stand
start