There are different verb patterns when one verb follows another verb.
Verb + infinitive
|I want||to go||home.|
|We'd like||to have||holiday.|
|We've decided||to get||married!|
|I hope||to see||you soon.|
Verb + -ing
|He enjoys/ loves/ likes||sailing.|
|It stopped/ started||raining.|
Adjective + infinitive
|It was nice||to meet||you.|
|It's easy||to make||mistakes.|
|It's difficult||to understand||what he saying.|
Infinitive of purpose
The infinitive can express why a person does something.
- I'm saving my money to buy a CD player.
- We are going to Paris to have a holiday.
- She's on a diet to lose weight.