Unformatted text preview: erfect, use had + the past participle.
NOTE: It is easy to confuse the forms for the past perfect and the past perfect progressive:
—They had waited for five hours when the plane arrived.
—They had been waiting for five hours when the plane arrived.
(In this sentence the emphasis is on duration in the past.) VERBS FOLLOWED BY INFINITIVES
Here is list of common verbs that are usually followed immediately by an infinitive:
hope offer seem agree forget appear remember expect want promise decide need ask refuse Examples:
—She hopes to leave soon.
—They want to buy a car. 72
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tell warn force remind permit order advise allow expect encourage require want NOTE: The negative form of a verb followed by an infinitive follows:
—He asked them not to smoke.
(Note that the not comes before the infinitive.) EXERCISES
The Past Pe...
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