- Infinitive with "to"
- Infinitive without
swim is a good sport.
I have no
time to write a letter.
She shouted to tell him to be
shouted in order to tell him to be careful.
The lesson is difficult to
They tried hard to pass the
They tried hard in order to pass the examination.
large enough (for her) to take seven people.
didn't play well enough (for us) to win the
enough turkey (for him) to make a sandwich.
is too deep (for the baby) to swim.
flies too high (for you) to shoot.
were too many calls (for her) to answer.
too much applause (for them) to hear the
6. Verb + to
attempt, care, decide, demand, expect, hope, intend, manage, mean, plan,
refuse, try, etc.
mean to hurt your feelings.
planning to have a party.
7. Verb +
object (noun or pronoun) + to verb
allow, ask, beg, cause, command, forbid, force, invite, order, permit, persuade,
requir, tell, warn etc.
advised me to look for a job.
ordered him to pay a fine.
8. Verb + to
verb/or verb + object + to verb.
to leave now.
him to leave now.
Infinitive without "to"
Auxiliary Verb (Helping Verb หรือ Modal Verb + Verb
He will buy you a bicycle.
You may leave before six today.
You had better go to bed early.
I would rather die than suffer.
I prefer to talk rather than listen. = ฉันชอบคุยมากกว่าฟัง (rather
than + Verb แท้ไม่ผันรูป)
She did nothing but cry. (but = except = ยกเว้น + verb
Verb + object + infinitive without "to"
make I made him
let Please let me see
have I had the barber cut my
Verb of sense
see I saw him hit (hitting) the
feel I felt the weather become
hear I heard her sing
watch I watched Dang clean (cleaning) the
observe I observed the doctor perform
(performing) the operation.
notice I noticed something move