Verbs + à + [infinitive]

List of useful verbs followed by the preposition à and an infinitive

French vocabulary

aider à [faire] to help to [do]
apprendre à [faire] to learn how to [do]
arriver à [faire] to manage/succeed in [doing]
avoir à [faire] to have to [do]
chercher à [faire] to seek [to do]
commencer à [faire] to start [doing]
consentir à [faire] to consent [to do]
consister à [faire] to consist of [doing]
Continuer à [faire] To continue [doing]
encourager à faire to encourage [doing]
enseigner à [faire] to teach [to do]
hésiter à [faire] to hesitate over [doing]
inviter [quelqu’un] à [faire] to invite [someone] to [do]
obliger [quelqu’un] à [faire] to force [someone] to [do]
parvenir à [faire] to succeed in [doing]
passer du temps à [faire] to spend time [doing]
penser à [faire] to think of [doing]
perdre du temps à [faire] to waste time [doing]
réfléchir à [faire] to consider [doing]
renoncer à [faire] to give up [doing]
réussir à [faire] to succeed in [doing]
s’amuser à [faire] to enjoy [doing]
s’apprêter à [faire] to get ready to [do]
s’attendre à [faire] to expect to [do]
se décider à [faire] to decide to [do]
s’habituer à [faire] to get used to [doing]
se mettre à [faire] to set about [doing]
se préparer à faire] to prepare [doing]
tenir à [faire] to insist on [doing]
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