Questions tagged with infinitive

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Convert Active to Passive (intransitive verbs?)
Is it at all possible to convert the following sentences from active voice to passive voice. I was told that ...
passive active intransitive Infinitive gerund 0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Paulal John
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Can 'to infinitive as adjective' modify person?
Hello, substitute teacher here. we're on a huge bet. can to-infinitive modify person in this specific way? original sentence - ...
to Infinitive 0 votes, asked Oct 07 by gtrock
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Which of these sentences are correct?
1. I'm planning to play golf. 2. I'm planning on playing golf.
preposition Infinitive grammar +1 vote, asked Oct 05 by gre
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Difference between 'hope' and 'look'
Why can you say, “I look forward to presenting tomorrow” but not, “I look forward to present tomorrow”? A French ...
Infinitive +1 vote, asked Jun 05 by Brian Lauri
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Differences between "Present and perfect infinitive"
What is the difference between the meaning of the following sentences: > 1. ***To get*** the job in the face ...
meaning Differences construction Infinitive +1 vote, asked Jun 03 by unique
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Use of. 'Perfect infinitive without subject'
The following sentences are followed by 'to have+past participle':1. To have got the job in the face of such stiff ...
Infinitive construction meaning grammar 0 votes, asked May 31 by unique
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Difficulty doing something or difficulty to do something
I know you can't say have difficulty to do something: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English But ...
gerund Infinitive 0 votes, asked May 18 by Mori
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The Past Conditional Mood and the Perfect Infinitive
Could anyone please tell me if the sentence "It would have been better for him not to have been told ...
pastconditionalmood Infinitive +1 vote, asked Feb 03 by Rene
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Nouns followed by a gerund and not an infinitive
Hello everyone, In my book of C1 I've come across this: "My ambition is to become a teacher" (OK. I ...
gerund Infinitive nouns Clauses +1 vote, edited Jan 31 by Desp
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who would address the issue this fall
The White House framed the announcement from the world's two largest polluters as a move to position the countries as ...
Infinitive meaning +1 vote, asked Oct 10 '15 by kyujeong
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Is there any difference between these three phrases?
I hoped to have finished my homework yesterdayI hoped to finish my homework yesterday I was hoping to finish my ...
Infinitive 0 votes, asked Apr 09 '15 by Eugene Epifanov
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who/whom as object of infinitive
I'm editing a book for an author, and his subtitle is "embracing who you are to become who [whom?] you ...
who whom linking direct Infinitive 0 votes, asked Feb 22 '15 by Justin Jaquith
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Bare infinitive confusion
These two uses of the bare infinitive presented in our study material seem alien enough for me to enquire - ...
Bare Infinitive 0 votes, asked Oct 17 '14 by Imants Safronovs
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Phrases is a sentences
What are the phrases in the sentences below (Prepositional, infinitive, or participial)are used has adjectives and what word is being ...
Infinitive Preoposition participial adjectives 0 votes, asked Jul 08 '14 by Stacy Parkman-Smith
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What is the Kernel Sentence of this sentence?
"One other key to creating jobs that will gainfully employ a substantial portion of the unemployed is to boost the ...
Infinitive adjective clause Phrase verbals 0 votes, asked Jun 25 '14 by Jerhewd
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Gerunds: Watching
I had a buddy of mine recently tell me I missed a gerund in the following sentence or my sentence ...
gerund Infinitive 0 votes, asked May 23 '14 by Felip
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To help or helping, which form is correct?
"I am confident to be able to help the team with [...]" or "I am confident to be able to ...
Infinitive ing 0 votes, asked Nov 20 '13 by emeukal
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Gerunds (instead of infinitives) in WH-questions
Is it possible to use a gerund instead of an infinitive in questions such as: 1) Why wait until tomorrow? ...
Infinitive gerund question why 0 votes, asked Aug 27 '13 by Lorenzo
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what is the difference between the usage of infinitive verb and grund to express likes and dislikes
gerund verb Infinitive likes dislikes 0 votes, asked Dec 08 '12 by genesis
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can't bear + Infinitive or Gerund
Could you please tell me which form of the verb 'tell' is correct in the sentence: He couldn't bear to ...
Infinitive gerund bear 0 votes, asked Nov 27 '12 by Artur Strozynski
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Which one is right to use?1. I want to see you. OrI want see you. 2. I want to see ...
Infinitive +1 vote, asked Apr 14 '12 by Shantanu
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