Monday, July 19, 2021

Lesson 231 - Parts of the Sentence - Verbals - Adverb Infinitives

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An infinitive is a verbal that is to plus a verb form. It can be used as an adverb
 
Examples: 
to be, to see, to be seen, to be eaten

Adverb infinitives are used to modify verbs. They usually tell why.

Instructions: Find the infinitives in these sentences and tell what word they modify.

1. The man came to confess.

2. We should study to learn.

3. The girls were waiting to be asked.

4. Our neighbor called to apologize.

5. I went to the hospital to rest.


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Answers:

1. The man came to confess.
- to confess modifies came

2. We should study to learn.
- to learn modifies should study

3. The girls were waiting to be asked.
- to be asked modifies were waiting

4. Our neighbor called to apologize.
- to apologize modifies called

5. I went to the hospital to rest.
- to rest modifies went



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