Nouns and adjectives followed by de before an infinitive

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Nouns and adjectives followed by  de  before an infinitive  Many nouns and adjectives are followed by  de  before an infinitive:  C'est une bonne idée de vous préparer . (It's a good idea to prepare yourself.)  Je suis heureuse de le faire . (I'm happy to do it.)  Verbs requiring no preposition The following verbs do not require a preposition before an infinitive that follows: aimer  (like)  aimer mieux  (prefer)  aller  (go)  compter  (intend)  désirer  (desire, want) 
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Unformatted text preview: dtester (hate) devoir (have to) esprer (hope) falloir (be necessary) pouvoir (be able) prfrer (prefer) savoir (know how) venir (come) vouloir (want) The preceding verbs are used as follows. Note that an adverb may separate the conjugated verb from the infinitive that follows it. Il sait bien cuisiner . (He know hows to cook well.) Je compte revenir . (I intend to return.)...
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