b to wear
c you to wear
d wearing/ to wear
e him to shave
f her wear
- Platform shoes: a type of shoe with a high, thick sole.
- Consider somebody/something to do something: E.g. He's generally considered to have the finest tenor voice in the country.
- Warn somebody (to do something): E.g. He warned Billy to keep away from his daughter.
- Believe somebody/something to be, have, etc. something. E.g. The vases are believed to be worth over $20000 each.
- Help somebody (to) do something: E.g. The college's aim is to help students (to) achieve their aspirations. This charity aims to help people (to) help themselves. Come and help me lift this box.
- Help (to) do something: E.g. She helped (to) organize the party.
- Feel somebody/something/yourself do something: E.g. I felt something crawl up my arm. We felt the ground give way under our feet.
- Notice somebody/something do something: E.g. I noticed them come in.
- Envisage: /ɪnˈvɪzɪdʒ/ to imagine what will happen in the future. Imaginarse, prever. E.g. I don't envisage working with him again.
- Cease to do something: /siːs/ E.g. You never cease to amaze me!
- Cease doing something: E.g. The company ceased trading in June.
- Go on doing something: to continue an activity without stopping. E.g. He said nothing but just went on working.
- Go on to do something: to do something after completing something else. E.g. The book goes on to describe his experiences in the army. After her early teaching career she went on to become a doctor.
- Come to do something: to reach a point where you realize, understand or believe something. E.g. In time she came to love him. She had come to see the problem in a new light. I've come to expect this kind of behaviour from him.
- Come doing something (+ adv.preposition): to move in a particular way or while doing something else. E.g. The children came running into the room.
- Catch somebody doing something: I caught her smoking in the bathroom. You wouldn't catch me working (= I would never work) on a Sunday!
- Discover somebody/something doing something: E.g. He was discovered hiding in a shed.
- Observe somebody/something do something: E.g. The police observed a man enter the bank.
- Observe somebody/something doing something: E.g. They observed him entering the bank.
- Face doing something: if you can't face something unpleasant, you feel unable or unwilling to deal with it. E.g. I can't face seeing them.
a helped her find/to find
b spend so much time trying
c I suggest you use
- Plaster: material that can be stuck to the skin to protect a small wound or cut; a piece of this. (Also) Sticking Plaster, Band-Aid™.
d are worth seeing
e we enjoy ourselves laughing
f enable me to read
g let them enjoy
h I missed talking
i I convinced him to apply to
j You aren't allowed to come
a I mean to = I intend to
b It will mean= It will involve
c We regret to inform you = We are sorry to have to tell you
d I regret wearing = I wish I hadn't worn
e The first thing that happened is the walk, now I remember it.
f First remember, then buy the milk.
g First not forget, then post the letter.
h First meeting boyfriend, then not forgetting.
i Try to = Make an attempt
j Try doing = Experiment with
k First he talks about one subject, the another
l goes on talking = continues talking
m After a period of time he accepted this (came to accept)
n A way of moving, describing the action (came rushing)
o I heard Muse once (to hear Muse sing)
p I heard them regularly (heard the birds singing)
- Stiletto (heel): a woman's shoe with a very high narrow heel; the heel on such a shoe.
a I don't object to your leaving early.
b Do they allow you to smoke outside your office entrance?
c It's not worth asking her out, she's always busy.
d My father forbade my sister to go / from going to the club in town.
e Book early and you will avoid having to queue/ to avoid having to queue.
f His doctor recommended that he do/ doing more exercise.
g Don't worry, I promise to post that letter for you.
h I suggest we take our bikes with us./ I suggest taking our bikes with us.
i You had better move your car immediately or else I'll call the police.
j Peter denied causing/ having caused the accident.
k His mother made him apologise.
- Object: /əbˈdʒekt/ to say that you disagree with, disapprove of or oppose something. Object to doing something/to somebody doing something: E.g. I really object to being charged for parking.
- Forbid: /fəˈbɪd/ forbade /fəˈbæd/ /fəˈbeɪd/ forbidden /fəˈbɪdn/: forbid somebody to do something E.g. You are all forbidden to leave.
- Recommend somebody to do something: E.g. We'd recommend you to book your flight early.
- Or else: if not. Otherwise. E.g. Hurry up or else you'll be late. They can't be coming or else they'd have called.