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English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #268 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (7)", question 2

He encourages his daughter ......... a lot. He often bribes her with ice cream.

(a) studying
(b) to study
(c) study
(d) studied

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #268 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (7)", answer 2

He encourages his daughter to study a lot. He often bribes her with ice cream.

Correct answer: (b) to study
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Certain verbs followed by object+infinitive.
encourage+object direct+infinitive
other verbs:advise,allow,ask,bribe,compel,command,entitle,forbid,force,induce,implore,instruct,invite,oblige,order,persuade,remind,request,show how, teach/ teach how,tell/tell how,tempt,urge
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