'I am to go'
'To' is with 'go' here like working as an Infinitive
I am to go.
or it is with 'am' like 'am to'
I am to go.
Same question for 'supposed to + verb' and ' have to+ verb'.
I know when to ...
'He told me a story'
Me- indirect object(it answers question from 'whom')
A story- direct object (it answers question from 'what')
2.'He asked me to go'
Here, 'me'- indirect object and also the agent ...
Suppose you were reading a dictionary that wasn't available when you were a student. Which of the following forms would you use?
This dictionary is excellent. I would like to have had a copy when I ...
He told me that he has locked the door.
How can this be rewritten as a simple sentence? A simple sentence is one that consists of just one independent clause.
Can it be written as
He told me to have ...
The aim of this paper is to clarify that uniform asymptotic stability is equivalent to exponential stability for the half-linear differential system.(https://advancesindifferenceequations.springeropen....
I have the following sentence and diagram:
To sound intelligent on political issues was Wayne’s goal.
The infinitive phrase is the subject of the sentence. What is intelligent complementing exactly, ...
Could you tell me if there is any difference in meaning between not bother to do something and not bother doing something? For example:
The guy didn't even bother to clean up after himself.
The guy ...
She appears to be tired.
If we write the above sentence as
'She appears tired'....the word 'tired' is an adjective working as Subjective complement.
My question is if we write 'she appears to be tired'...
I'll use seeing and upset to create an example that might help me:
Out of these, which is correct, or which are best? Do some work in some circumstances and not others?
I saw him upset.
I saw him to ...
a. It will damage our country's reputation for us to condone such actions.
b. For us to condone such actions will damage our country's reputation.
c. It will damage our country'...
a. She was in tears to see us leave.
Is the above sentence grammatically correct?
Is it natural and meaningful?
The idea is that seeing us leave brought tears to her eyes.
I know we can say 'She was ...
I have been thinking about this sentence structure for a while now, and I always wonder if it is correct whenever I use it.
Let's wait until we get more information before we decide on the next steps....
Why is the first case to reducing and the second one to reduce? Is it correct?
During this time, she studied an environmental management system with an innovative approach to reducing pollution in an ...
I was reading Harry Potter when I stumbled across this phrase in a song.
Whether we be old and bald
And this is the part of the song containing the phrase for a better understanding of the context.
The first sentence can be paraphrased 'She wants something' which tells me that the infinitive acts as a noun.
Can someone explain in detail how to categorise 'to marry' in the second sentence. Does ...
I'm studying infinitives being a verbal that can function as noun, adjective, or adverb.
I'm somewhat confused that the following sentences are correct. If so, what is difference between them? If I ...