Example sentences for: infinitive

How can you use “infinitive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She understood the meaning of ban; she had apparently heard its inflected past tense form; but the infinitive and the present tense forms were unknown to her.

  • These are: prepositional phrase, participial phrase, gerund phrase, infinitive phrase, adverb clause, adjective clause, and noun clause.

  • "Can you give examples of a direct object in an infinitive phrase?"

  • Aimer then serves, in the imperfect subjunctive, as the auxiliary verb and is followed by jumbo frankfurter , which is of course an infinitive.

  • Tonight's nutty bloopers: A.G. coughs for several consecutive seconds, effectively splitting an infinitive; mistakenly addresses Senate Finance Committee member Don Nickles, R-Okla., as "congressman"; projects only 1.9 percent GDP growth for Calendar 1996.


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