Grammatical pattern: VERB + (that) + CLAUSE

The verbs in the list below follow this pattern.

accept, acknowledge, admit, advance, advise, affirm, agree, allege, allow, announce, anticipate, appear, appreciate, apprehend, argue, ascertain, assert, asseverate, assume, assure, aver, avouch, avow, bear, behold, believe, bet, care, certify, claim, comment, comprehend, confirm, conjecture, connote, consider, contend, counter, daresay, decide, declare, demonstrate, denote, deny, detect, determine, disclose, discover, disturb, divine, divulge, dream, emphasize, ensure, envision, establish, estimate, exclaim, expect, explain, express, fancy, fathom, feel, figure, find, gather, grasp, guarantee, guess, hate, hear, hold, hope, imagine, imply, indicate, infer, insinuate, insist, intimate, joke, judge, know, lament, like, mark, marvel, mean, mention, message, mind, note, notice, object, observe, offer, opine, perceive, plan, pledge, posit, postulate, pray, predict, pretend, proclaim, profess, promise, pronounce, protest, prove, read, realize, reason, recall, reckon, recognize, regret, rejoice, relate, remark, remonstrate, reply, report, request, resent, respect, respond, retort, rule, rumor, say, see, sense, show, signify, specify, speculate, stand, state, stipulate, submit, suggest, suppose, surmise, suspect, swear, teach, think, tweet, understand, vow, watch, wish, wonder, write

 

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