Verbs Followed by Gerunds and Infinitives
This list is devided into four sections: the first list is verbs that can be followed by gerund nouns (noun + ing). You will find a lot of go+ gerund in this list. The reason why is because it includes almost all sports that can end in ~ing (ski>skiing, run>running). The second section is made up of verbs that can be followed by the infinitive [(verb + to) ie. walk to the store]. The third section is a list of verbs that are usually followed by an object + the infinitive to such as show him to the door The last section is comprised of verbs that can be followed by either gerunds and the infinitive. These list are not exhaustive and you are encouraged to study a good vocabulary and grammar book that will help you increase your level of understanding of these sentence constructions. Use this link to hear the pronunciation, or to learn the definition, of any of the words on this listed.