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The infinitive is the base verb form, conveying no information about person, number, mood or tense.

The infinitive is the base verb form, conveying no information about person, number, mood or tense. It may be employed "bare" or with the infinitive marker to.

Note that the same form is employed as an imperative and (except for BE) as the simple present for all persons and numbers except the third singular person. The infinitive is distinguished from these by context and use.

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