Gerunds & Infinitives

Rule 4: be + adjective combinations are commonly followed by infinitives.
Examples:
They were eager to start the test.
He was happy
to receive the professors positive comments.
She is lucky
to have Barry and Marcos as friends.

Rule 5: There are also many nouns that are commonly followed by infinitives.
Examples:
The proposal to increase taxes was unpopular.
Their
request to participate was granted.
His
suggestion to leave seemed like a good idea.

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