The following verbs are normally used with this pattern: Subject + Verbs + Object + Bare Infinitive (Infinitive without “to”). Remember the words: let, make, see, hear, feel, watch, notice, have.
Verbs + Object + Bare Infinitive Examples
See the list of the verbs that use this pattern.
Verbs Object To Infinitives
The following verbs are normally used with this pattern:
Subject + Verbs + Object + To Infinitive
- would like
Verbs Object To Infinitives Examples
- Can you ask him to see me?
- My mother always teaches me to speak politely.
- I never want you to face this problem.
- What would you like me to tell her?
- Everyone needs you to play in this match.
Verbs + Object + Bare Infinitive and Verbs + Object + To infinitive Exercises
Exercise I: To Infinitive vs Bare Infinitive Exercise
Underline the correct word to complete the sentence.
Never let her (go, to go) out alone at night.
Please advise him (leave, to leave) early.
The boy has made his girlfriend (cry, to cry) many times.
Can’t you see a cat (cross, to cross) the road?
I’ll ask him (call, to call) you.
Can you hear someone (open, to open) our door?
Do you want me (buy, to buy) this house?
Everybody expects him (win, to win) the competition.
Do you feel my love (get, to get) colder?
Don’t invite him (eat, to eat) here. He’s sick.
We often watch Barcelona (play, to play) against Real Madrid.
Would you like me (help, to help) you?
Did you notice someone (sneak, to sneak) into your house?
The headmaster had her (tell, to tell) what had happened to her.
Please encourage everyone (work, to work) together.