接動名詞和接不定詞的意思相同

有些動詞可以接動名詞也可接不定詞,但在意思上幾乎沒有差別。在下列動詞當中有些帶有超連結,這些頁面會詳細說明動詞的不同用法和意思。

可以接動名詞、不定詞或名詞的動詞
  • allow
  • attempt
  • begin
  • bother
  • cease
  • continue
  • deserve
  • neglect
  • omit
  • permit
  • start
舉例
  • He began walking towards the museum.
  • He began to walk towards the museum.
  • He began his book.
可以接動名詞、不定詞、名詞或 that 子句的動詞
舉例
  • I recommend arriving at 8:00.
  • I recommend that you arrive at 8:00.
  • I recommend you to arrive at 8:00.
  • I recommend this book.