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    Question infinitives

    When infinitives are used, may they be used with the past tense or, the past partidiple as well as the simple present?

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    Re: infinitives

    Hello Gjo

    I've answered this one elsewhere.

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    Unhappy Re: infinitives

    Well, lovely, but I have no idea how to find your original response!

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    Re: infinitives

    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...finitives.html

    PS If you click on your name, a box drops down with 'Find all posts by gjo123', which will take you there.

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