To suggest someone does something, or suggest something is good
Past Participle form
I recommend this burger! It's delicious.
She recommends that you reserve a table.
A: What do you recommend?
B: I recommend the fish. It's very good.
A: Okay, I'll have that.
We recommended you set off 30 minutes early because of the traffic.
I recommended that film to my mum.
A: Is there a book you recommend I read?
B: I recommended this to lots of students and they all enjoyed it.
I'm recommending that you study more. If you don't, your grades will suffer.
She's recommending that I join a dating site but I don't want to.
A: This song is great!
B: Are you recommending that I listen to this song?
B: I hate it when you recommend things you know I won't like.
I've recommended he go to the gym and do these exercises.
She's recommended buying good olive oil, rather than the cheap stuff.
A: Which restaurant do you recommend?
B: I've recommended Hawksmore to everyone.
A: What kind of restaurant is it?
B: Steak - but the best steak!