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Oct 21

English Verb Patterns: Verb -ing, to + Verb

This visual helps you understand which verbs take certain forms of other verbs. There are a selection of those that take a verb with –ing after (e.g. “He admits stealing the wallet”; “Have you considered taking a different approach?”); those that are followed by to + verb (e.g. “I agree to do that”; “He’s offered to help you study for the next month”) and a few that take both (e.g. “I began to feel tired”; “I began feeling tired”):

 

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