would hate to INFINITIVE

Point 61 in VERBS/patterns is ‘would hate’ + ‘to’ infinitive, for emphasis.

An iWeb search for:

would hate to _VVI

1 WOULD HATE TO SEE 1982
2 WOULD HATE TO THINK 655
3 WOULD HATE TO LOSE 315
4 WOULD HATE TO GET 151
5 WOULD HATE TO GO 122
6 WOULD HATE TO MISS 115
7 WOULD HATE TO GIVE 114
8 WOULD HATE TO SPEND 104
9 WOULD HATE TO LEAVE 71
10 WOULD HATE TO LIVE 70
11 WOULD HATE TO BUY 67
12 WOULD HATE TO LOOSE 65
13 WOULD HATE TO MAKE 62
14 WOULD HATE TO FIND 58
15 WOULD HATE TO WASTE 56
16 WOULD HATE TO PUT 53
17 WOULD HATE TO HEAR 51
18 WOULD HATE TO TAKE 48
19 WOULD HATE TO SAY 46
20 WOULD HATE TO RUIN 45
21 WOULD HATE TO RUN 43
22 WOULD HATE TO TRY 41
23 WOULD HATE TO KNOW 40
24 WOULD HATE TO THROW 40
25 WOULD HATE TO USE 39
26 WOULD HATE TO START 37
27 WOULD HATE TO PAY 32
28 WOULD HATE TO SELL 29
29 WOULD HATE TO MESS 27
30 WOULD HATE TO IMAGINE 26
31 WOULD HATE TO ADMIT 25
32 WOULD HATE TO WORK 25
33 WOULD HATE TO BREAK 24
34 WOULD HATE TO END 24
35 WOULD HATE TO STOP 22
36 WOULD HATE TO TELL 21
37 WOULD HATE TO COME 19
38 WOULD HATE TO CUT 19
39 WOULD HATE TO LET 19


40 WOULD HATE TO CAUSE 18

  The Denver Post
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41 WOULD HATE TO DISAPPOINT 18
42 WOULD HATE TO DRIVE 18
43 WOULD HATE TO PLAY 18
44 WOULD HATE TO CHANGE 17
45 WOULD HATE TO LOOK 17
46 WOULD HATE TO MOVE 16
47 WOULD HATE TO CALL 15
48 WOULD HATE TO ADD 15
49 WOULD HATE TO DROP 15
50 WOULD HATE TO FEEL 15

B1 vocabulary:

admit, disappoint, drop, imagine, mess, ruin, waste

B2:

cause