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I saw the sentence like 'The president to agree with the opinion.'in the news paper. I can understand the meaning of the 'to' in the sentence. Maybe I think that 'to' means 'will'. Am I right? If I am wrong, What is the right meaning of 'to' in the sentence? Please, tell me.

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Newspaper headlines by their very nature are designed to grab as much attention as possible, in the least possible space, and as such, almost have a grammar of their own.

One example of this is the use of the infinitive form of the verb to refer to future events - e.g.

Parliament to decide new policy tomorrow.

Germany to take in 5000 more refugees.

President to visit France for further talks.

Using the infinitive in this manner, a future time is not always necessary to demonstrate the future tense in headlines.

In your example:

The president to agree with the opinion.

...simply means that the president will agree with this opinion, sometime in the future.

On a related note, I'm presuming your example is one you made up for the purposes of the question, as it doesn't seem to be as concise as one would expect form a headline. President to agree with reforms or similar would be more realistic.

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