The Infinitive The infinitive is a verbal form

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The Infinitive

The Infinitive

The infinitive is a verbal form (a non-finite verb form) which consists of the

The infinitive is a verbal form (a non-finite verb form) which consists of the base form of the verb with the particle "to": to do; to go; to play; to take; to break; to find.

The infinitive can have the following forms: • The perfect infinitive • The continuous

The infinitive can have the following forms: • The perfect infinitive • The continuous infinitive • The perfect continuous infinitive • The passive infinitive

Формы инфинитива Infinitive Indefinite Continuous Perfect Continuous Active to ask to write to be

Формы инфинитива Infinitive Indefinite Continuous Perfect Continuous Active to ask to write to be asking to be writing to have asked to have written to have been asking to have been writing Passive to be asked to be written to have been asked to have been written -

The perfect infinitive: to have + past participle, e. g. to have broken, to

The perfect infinitive: to have + past participle, e. g. to have broken, to have seen, to have saved. This form is most commonly found in Type 3 conditional sentences, using the conditional perfect, e. g. If I had known you were coming I would have baked a cake. Examples I would like to have seen the Taj Mahal when I was in India. If I'd seen the ball I would have caught it.

The continuous infinitive: to be + present participle, e. g. to be swimming, to

The continuous infinitive: to be + present participle, e. g. to be swimming, to be joking, to be waiting Examples I'd really like to be swimming in a nice cool pool right now. You must be joking!

The perfect continuous infinitive: to have been + present participle Examples to have been

The perfect continuous infinitive: to have been + present participle Examples to have been crying to have been waiting The woman seemed to have been crying. You must have been waiting for hours!

The passive infinitive: to be + past participle, e. g. to be given, to

The passive infinitive: to be + past participle, e. g. to be given, to be shut, to be opened Examples I am expecting to be given a pay-rise next month. These doors should be shut. This window ought to be opened.

Поставте, где нужно частицу "to" перед инфинитивом 1. Would you rather. . . learn

Поставте, где нужно частицу "to" перед инфинитивом 1. Would you rather. . . learn shorthand than typewriting? 2. . I think you ought. . . apologize. 3. He said that he might . . come in the evening. 4. My son asked me. . . let him . . . go . . . to the park. 5. Let us. . . go there together. 6. I cannot . . . wait for the weather. . . change. 7. I want you . . . tell me all . . . you know about him. 8. I'll make him. . . tell the truth. 9. . We had better. . . hurry up. 10. She seems . . . know a lot . . . about music. 11. I saw children. . . cross the street when . . . the light was red. 12. I will be happy. . . do it for you. 13. I . . . cannot. . . go there now, I have some work . . . do. 14. He . . . was seen. . . leave the house. 15. I looked for the book . . . everywhere but could not. . . find it. .

Поставте, где нужно частицу "to" перед инфинитивом 1. Would you rather. . . learn

Поставте, где нужно частицу "to" перед инфинитивом 1. Would you rather. . . learn shorthand than typewriting? 2. I think you ought. . . apologize. 3. He said that he might. . . come in the evening. 4. My son asked me. . . let him. . . go to the park. 5. Let us. . . go there together. 6. I cannot. . . wait for the weather. . . change. 7. I want you. . . tell me all you know about him. 8. I'll make him. . . tell the truth. 9. We had better. . . hurry up. 10. She seems. . . know a lot about music. 11. I saw children. . . cross the street when the light was red. 12. I will be happy. . . do it for you. 13. I cannot. . . go there now, I have some work. . . do. 14. He was seen. . . leave the house. 15. I looked for the book everywhere but could not. . . find it.