Când se folosește gerunziul, nu infinitivul
Se folosește gerunziul, nu infinitivul:
INCORECT: Do your work without to speak.
CORECT: Do your work without speaking.
INCORECT: He went away, instead to wait.
CORECT: He went away, instead of waiting.
după cuvinte care, de obicei, se folosesc cu o prepoziție:
INCORECT: They are quite capable to do that.
CORECT: They are quite capable of doing that.
INCORECT: I often think to go to England.
CORECT: I often think of going to England.
INCORECT: The customer got tired to wait.
CORECT: The customer got tired of waiting.
INCORECT: Tom insisted to go to London.
CORECT: Tom insisted on going to London.
INCORECT: She’s used to get up early.
CORECT: She’s used to getting up early.
după anumite verbe:
INCORECT: I enjoy to play football.
CORECT: I enjoy playing football.