dislike + v-ing ผิด: I dislike to go to the movies alone. ถูก: I dislike going to the movies alone. consider + v-ing ผิด: Have you ever considered to go to live in another country? ถูก: Have you ever considered going to live in another country?
deny + v-ing ผิด: Neil denies to break the window. ถูก: Neil denies breaking the window.
imagine + v-ing ผิด: He imagined to have a nice meal with his girlfriend. ถูก: He imagined having a nice meal with his girlfriend.
postpone (= put off) + v-ing ผิด: We've had to postpone to go to France because the children are ill. ถูก: We've had to postpone going to France because the children are ill. * put off เป็น phrasal verb แปลว่า postpone ก็ตามด้วย v-ing เหมือนกันค่ะ I can't put off going to the dentist any longer.
look forward to + v-ing ผิด: I always look forward to see my parents. ถูก: I always look forward to seeing my parents.
give up (=stop) + v-ing ผิด: I've given up to try to make her happy. ถูก: I've given up trying to make her happy. * ถ้าใช้ stop ก็ตามด้วย v-ing เช่นกันค่ะ I stopped seeing him last year.
Note* stop + v-ing กับ stop + to infinitive ให้ความหมายต่างกันค่ะ Stop doing something means 'not continue with an activity'. หยุดทำสิ่งๆนั้น Stop to do something means 'stop in order to do something’. หยุดเพื่อที่จะทำสิ่งใดสิ่งหนึ่ง
go on (= continue) + v-ing ผิด: We can’t go on to fight like this! ถูก: We can't go on fighting like this! * ถ้าใช้ continue ก็ตามด้วย v-ing หรือ to infinitive ก็ได้ค่ะ If she continues drinking like that, I'll have to carry her home. Football’s popularity continues to grow.
keep / keep on + v-ing ผิด You can't keep on to eat bread every day. ถูก You can’t keep on eating bread every day.