Verbs with -to


After the following verbs we can use the – to… form in the next verb:
Try, agree, plan, want, promise, offer, arrange, hope, decide, afford, manage

Positive Sentences

I promise to send you the information tomorrow.
I hope the boss will decide to have a Christmas office party this year.
I agreed to help them but it was a mistake. I’m doing everything now.

Negative Sentences

I don’t want to talk at the moment.
I didn’t decide to cancel the appointment. It was your idea!


Can you manage to send the consignment by next week?
Do you promise to deliver the goods promptly?

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These exercises include the following:
verb – object
verb with -ing
verbs with -to