Propose + 동명사는 suggest를 의미합니다. 이 형식에서 이 동사는 that-절이 뒤에 오는 경우와 같은 의미를 가집니다.
- John proposed going to the debate.
- I proposed having lunch together.
- Who proposed eating at this restaurant?
- I propose that we buy a smaller car.
- I propose buying a smaller car.
Propose + 부정사는 intend 또는 offer를 의미합니다.
- The Government proposes to bring in new laws.
- I propose to finish this meeting tomorrow.
- He proposed to go so I didn't have to.
- Janet has proposed to take notes and circulate them afterwards.