1. want to do sth.
I want to go back home.
2. would like to do sth.
Would you like to have a look?
3. try one’s best to do sth.
I will try my best to help him.
4. allow sb. to do sth.
He allowed us to share his dinner.
5. ask sb. (not) to do sth.
My mom asks us to go to bed before 8:00.
be asked to do sth.
He was asked to take care of the baby.
6. be afraid / frightened/ amazed/ excited/ glad/ pleased to do sth.
He is afraid to stay in a dark room.
I’m glad to hear from you.
7. be/get ready to do sth.
He got ready to leave.
8. be sorry to do sth.
I’m sorry to interrupt you.
9. can/be able to do afford (to do) sth.
He can afford to buy the car.
10. can’t wait to do sth.
I can’t wait to see him.
11. decide to do sth.
The man decided to move to another city.
12. make up one’s mind to do sth.
My sister made up her mind to learn English.
13. make a decision to do sth.
He made a decision to stay at home during the holiday.
14. deserve to do sth.
You deserve to be punished.
15. encourage sb. to do sth.
You should encourage her to be on time.
16. expect (sb.) to do sth.
Don’t expect to be successful right away.
17. fail to do sth.
He failed to arrive there on time.
18. hope/ wish to do sth.
Hope to hear from you soon.
19. tell sb. to do sth.
He told us to be quiet.