Verb + infinitive
The following verbs follow the reporting structure of verb + infinitive.
agree, decide, offer, promise, threaten
Let’s take a look at some examples:
“I would love to come to your dinner party!”
She agreed to come to my dinner party.
“OK, thanks for your advice everyone. After a lot of thought I’m going to apply to UCL.”
She decided to apply to UCL.
“I won’t forget to bring the present. I promise.”
She promised not to forget the present.
“Would you like some help with your homework? I’ve got a free hour later.”
She offered to help me with my homework.
“If I hear of any more incidents like this, I will cancel the end of year prom.”
The headteacher threatened to cancel the prom if the students didn’t behave.
Continue with the quiz to practise using these verbs.