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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or formed with the root form of the verb (usually preceded by "to")

Usage examples (8)
  • infinitival clause
  • Zero-marking appears in some other places in English: the plural of sheep is sheep, and the conjugated verb eat in I eat fish is indistinguishable from the uninflected...
  • But it cannot succeed at all in explain - ing the internal constituency of the verb or noun phrase in general, nor the constituency of the simple sentence, nor the...
  • For, let me just explain to new readers specialists on the English language are well aware of it, putting an adverb between to and its following verb in an infinitival... for more
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