Propose + 動名詞提案を表します。この形態では、thatで始まる文節と同じ意味になります。

  • 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 + 不定意図提供を表します。

  • 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.