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Verbs followed by -ing and to infinitive (inglês/português)

by Christa Maas

Verbs followed by -ing

enjoy (desfrutar, curtir) - I enjoy eating ice-cream.avoid  (evitar)              - He avoids staying up at night.imagine (imaginar)        - I can´t imagine living in Moscow.consider (considerar)   -Would you consider doing this for me?finish (terminar)             -I have to finish wrting this e-mail today.miss (sentir falta de)    - He misses having lunch at midday.hate (odeiar)                - I hate getting up (gostar)                 - They like visiting their children.pretend (fingir)             - Some children pretend being adults.
Verbs followed by to -infinitve want (querer)               - I wanted to call you yesterday, but I forgot.seem (parecer)             -You seem to be tired today.offer (oferecer)            - I offered to help him with his homeworkdecide (decidir)           - Welson decided to stop smoking.hope (desejar)              - I hope to have some time this weekend.expect (esperar)           - They expect to be

Prepositions of Time and Date (engl.)

by Christa Maas How to use prepositions of time and date
For months, years and periods of time: •in January •in 2011 •in the fifties •In a few months •In a couple of days
With specific time: •at six o'clock •at 10.30 •at 2 p.m. •at lunch time
With days of the week and specific dates: •on Monday •on Fridays •on Christmas day •on April 2nd