I Hope To Do It
Verbs + Infinitive
A number of verbs take the infinitive when directly following another verb. Unfortunately, there are no rules as to which verbs take the infinitive and which verbs take the 'ing' or gerund form. Here is a list of common verbs which are always followed by the infinitive.
Common Verbs + Infinitive
Tom happened to remember that this country was once on the gold standard.
If you expect to reduce a payment when you protest a bill, you should collect and verify your facts before you call the vendor.
We try to handle all business meetings at your convenience, such as our banquet this Tuesday at seven o'clock.
Adjective + Infinitive
Any verb following an adjective takes the infinitive.
It's important to understand the risks of a limited partnership.
It's essential to understand what is meant by the term stock option.