Verb + bare infinitive
When we have two verbs together in a sentence, the form of the second verb is influenced by the first verb.
This table shows which verbs require the second verb to take the form of the bare infinitive (infinitive without to).
|Verb + bare infinitive|
|We use the bare infinitive (an infinitive without to) after certain verbs followed by an object. These verbs include: let, make, see, hear, feel.||My parents didn't let me watch TV at night.
Did you see anyone enter the building?
He made me laugh.
|We use the bare infinitive after modal verbs: can, should, could, might, may, etc.||He can't sing.
It might be a good idea.