the word after 'to' in english
i'd like to know if after each word to is always going to be a present tense and without a 's'.examples:
I'd like to ___
Had to ___
was going to __
was about to___
what's to be filled in?must it always be in present tense and no 's'?
which one of these is correct on those blanks
get/gets/gotten/got[these are the options]
my guess is get for all of the blanks.am i right?
present tense and without the letter 's' must be used after a word 'to' at all times?
really confused.pls help me with this.
Re: the word after 'to' in english
get is the correct choice. :D By the way, it's called the base form or infinitive form of a verb. That is the form you look up in the dictionary. :) The base form is not the present tense form without -s, but it sure does look like it, doesn't it? :)
to get is called the to-infinitive. An infintive does not carry tense nor does it agree in number with the subject:
Tense: to got (incorrect)
Number: to gets (incorrect)
All the best, :D
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