ricapitolando. Plural https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEQDOHcUXaE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9hmcVzf0tI Present Simple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=942NHUQilzg Past Simple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF2jRfFe82Y Past Simple and Past Perfect
Stop – enjoy – fancy – admit – consider – miss – finish – mind – imagine – deny – involve – postpone – delay – suggest – regret – avoid – practice – risk
Iftheseverbs are followedbyanotherverb, the structureisusallyverb + ing
Like–dislike – hate – love – enjoy – mind – can’t bear – can’t stand
I enjoybeing alone
Why do youdislike living here?
I don’t like people shouting at me
Afterlove and can’t bear you can use–ingor to + infinitive:
I love meeting people OR I love tomeet people
She can’t bear being alone OR she can’t bear tobe alone
I likegetting up late – I liketoget up late
Weusuallysay‘I likedoing’ when ‘like’ means‘enjoy’
I don’t likedriving
When ‘like’ doesnotmean ‘enjoy’ weuse‘I liketo do’:
I liketo do something = I finditisgood or right to do something
I liketo wash myhairtwice a week (thisdoesnotmeanthat I enjoyit)
Whattimeis the news on television?
Weoftenthinkofthesethingsas ‘a numberof people’ (they) so weoftenuse a pluralverb, but a singulaverbisalsopossible
Wealwaysuse a pluralverbwiththe police
Annhasbought some newshoes
Heleft home withoutanymoney
Ifanylettersarriveto me, can yousendthemtothisaddress?
What’s wrong withyoureye? Haveyougotsomething in it?
Wouldyoulike some tea?
Any/anybody/anyone/anything/anywhere can alsomean‘itdoesn’t matterwhich/who/what/where’
You can catch anyofthesebuses
Come and seemeanytimeyouwant
You can haveanythingyouwant
I’d rather go anywherethan stay at home
Which book do youwanttoread? Any book
Ifanyonewantstoleaveearly, they can
Somebodyhasspilttheir coffee on the carpet