|Form: object +infinitive|
|In many cases, verbs are usually followed by object + infinitive. However, it's not possible with a "that-clause" in some verbs.|
Ana didn't want Alex to drive. (NOT Ana didn't want that Alex drive.)
I didn't ask Dean to help out. (NOT Bill didn't ask that Dean help out.)
|Here are the list of verbs that can be followed by object + infinitive:|
(can't) bear need
|Verbs such as let, make, see, hear, feel, watch, notice, have, and at times know and help are usually followed by object + infinitive without to.|
I hear them sing.
I saw her drove the car yesterday.
Don't make her cry again.
|However, there are verbs where the form: object + infinitive can't be applied. (e.g. suggest)|
I suggest that we all should listen first.
Mike suggested that we all go out for dinner tonight.
The manager suggested that we come up with something different.
|Note: Most of the verbs in the list are also used in other structures such as the forms -ing or that-clause.|
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