She Helped Me Get It
Verbs + (Pro)noun + Infinitive
Some verbs can also take a (pro)noun followed by an infinitive. This verb pattern is used when another person is involved. Here is a list of some of the most common:
I advised the young man to work in the nonprofit sector.
I invited the activists to start a nonprofit organization.
I forced the committee to grant us non-governmental status.
Verbs + (Pro)noun + Base Form of the Verb
There are a few verbs which also take a (pro)noun followed by an infinitive, but drop the 'to' of the infinitive. These are the most important:
The psychologist let his patient deviate from the norm and stay twenty minutes past the hour.
The director let the expertise of the consultant inform him.