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                                        40 Common Sentence Patterns

 

1

Let s +

Verb infinitive

2

It is better to +

Verb infinitive

3

It is difficult to +

Verb infinitive

4

It is easy to +

Verb infinitive

5

It is time to +

Verb infinitive

6

It is useless +

Verb+ing

7

Have to/ Has to +

Verb infinitive

8

Don’t / Doesn’t  have to+

Verb infinitive

9

Had to+

Verb infinitive

10

Didn’t have to+

Verb infinitive

11

Will have to +

Verb infinitive

12

Won' t have to +

Verb infinitive

13

Am /  Is /Are  going to+

Verb infinitive

14

Was / Were going to+

Verb infinitive

15

Feel like +.

Verb+ing

16

Don' t feel like

Verb+ing

17

Felt like +

Verb+ing

18

Didn' t feel like+

Verb+ing

19

Am / Is /Are  in a position to+

Verb infinitive

20

Was / Were in a position to +

Verb infinitive

21

Will be in a position to+

Verb infinitive

22

Like /Likes to+

Verb infinitive

23

Don' t / Doesn’t' t like to

Verb infinitive

24

Want / Wants to +

Verb infinitive

25

Don' t / Doesn’t' t want to

Verb infinitive

26

Be sure to+

Verb infinitive

27

Seem / Seems to be +

Verb+ing

28

Don' t / Doesn’t' t seem to be+

Verb+ing

29

Will be able to+

Verb infinitive

30

Won t be able to +

Verb infinitive

31

Am / Is  /Are  used to+

Verb+ing

32

Was /Were used to+

Verb+ing

33

Used to+

Verb infinitive

34

Can t help+

Verb+ing

35

Couldn’t help+

Verb+ing

36

Is It O K,  If   I  +

Verb infinitive

37

Am /Is /are badly in need of

Verb+ing

38

Was / Were badly in need of

Verb+ing

39

If you don’t mind+

Verb+ing

40

Don’t let me catch +

Verb+ing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40 Examples for above Sentences patterns


 

1

Let s  build  a new house

 

2

It is better to  build a new house

 

3

It is difficult to build a new house

 

4

It is easy to build a new house

 

5

It is time to build a new house

 

6

It is useless  building  a new house

 

7

They Have to build a new house

 

8

They Don’t  have to build a new house

 

9

They Had to build a new house

 

10

They Didn’t have to build a new house

 

11

They Will have to build a new house

 

12

They Won' t have to build a new house

 

13

They Are  going to build a new house

 

14

They Were going to build a new house

 

15

They Feel like  building a new house

 

16

They Don' t feel like building a new house

 

17

They Felt like building  a new house

 

18

They Didn’t' t feel like building a new house

 

19

They Are  in a position to build a new house

 

20

They Were in a position to build a new house

 

21

They Will be in a position to bulild a new house

 

22

They Like to build a new house

 

23

They Don' t like build a new house

 

24

They Want to build a new house

 

25

They Don' t  want to build a new house

 

26

Be sure to bring something to eat

 

27

They Seem  to be building  a new house

 

28

They Don' t seem  to be building  a new house

 

29

They Will be able to build a new house

 

30

They Won t be able to bulild a new house

 

31

He is   used to smoking Every day

 

32

They Were used to going on a trip every  end of the year

 

33

He Used to  play casino

 

34

I Can t help watching T V while  having dinner

 

35

I Couldn’t help weeping   when my daughter left me

 

36

Is It O K,  If   I get a call  by your phone

 

37

He is  badly in need of chatting with you

 

38

They  Were badly in need of buying that house

 

39

If you don’t mind disturbing  for a moment

 

40

Don’t let me catch cheating innocent girls

 


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Comment by SHAAN on March 15, 2016 at 6:33

THANKS 

Comment by SHAAN on March 15, 2016 at 6:33

THANKS 

Comment by usra riasat on March 13, 2016 at 6:05

Thanks for sharing  us a very useful blog.

Comment by Nebia on January 23, 2011 at 20:13
I find it intersting to debate with my pupils . Thanks alot.
Comment by Valeria Pimenta on January 22, 2011 at 20:14

Well, now it's time to put these patterns into practice!

;-)


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Comment by Nadira on January 22, 2011 at 15:29

Hi Ruwan 

Thanks i will add this  to my list  for  class :)  

Comment by Mayumi on January 22, 2011 at 10:12

Very useful information..Thanks a lot!

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Comment by nida on January 21, 2011 at 19:37
Great information. Thanks a lot for sharing!
Comment by fa on January 21, 2011 at 7:42

 preceded by to, as in To go willingly is to show strength or We want him to work harder, or may also occur without to, as in She had them read the letter or We may finish today.

Every verb comes after ( to ) should be ( infinitive ), what ever comes before  ( to).

Comment by Irina on January 21, 2011 at 5:57

Hello! It's very good idea, perdect practice,  in which more detailed study takes place.

               Thanks for your sharing practical ideas.

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