Here are some more verbs that are usually followed by the gerund.
- deny: He denied committing the crime.
- mention: He mentioned going to that college.
- imagine: He imagines working there one day.
- tolerate: I tolerated her talking.
- understand: I understand his quitting.
- involve: The job involves travelling to Japan once a month.
- complete: He completed renovating the house.
- report: He reported her stealing the money.
- anticipate: I anticipated arriving late.
- recall: Tom recalled using his credit card at the store.
And here are some more verbs followed by ‘to’ and the infinitive.
- expect*: They expect to arrive early / they expect Julie to arrive early
- intend: We intend to visit you next spring.
- pretend: The child pretended to be a monster.
- refuse: The guard refused to let them enter the building.
- tend: He tends to be a little shy.
- would prefer*: I’d prefer to do it / I’d prefer him to do it.
- deserve: He deserves to go to jail.
- appear: His health appeared to be better.
- arrange: Naomi arranged to stay with her cousin in Miami.
- claim: She claimed to be a princess.
*We can use an object before the infinitive with these verbs.
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