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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A simple verb form usually preceded by the word "to.".

Usage examples (30)
  • The grammar teacher gave her student an A- because of one split infinitive.
  • Adjective : an infinitive construction
  • In so doing, they completely ignore the fact that sometimes the split infinitive is the only right way of doing it.
  • They also note that “when these verbs are used with would or should only the infinitive is used, not the - ing form.” (ibid.) for more
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